Real Madrid have representatives in Brazil this week for talks with Santos over the signing of Neymar. Lance! says Real chiefs, including vice-president Fernando Fernandez Tapias, are thrashing out a deal for the Brazil international.

Real are prepared to pay Neymar's €45 million buyout clause and also the player a contract worth €5 million-a-year.

Wagner Ribeiro, Neymar's agent, has met with Real as they seek to close an agreement so the player kicks off the season as a Madrid player.

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