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Real Madrid step up their interest in Neymar, set to offer PSG £230m

Real Madrid step up their interest in Neymar, set to offer PSG £230m

- Los Blancos are prepared to offer former Barcelona superstar Neymar a bid of about £230 million to sign him this summer

- The 26-year-old is the current world's most expensive player after joining PSG for £200 million from Barcelona last year

- He has returned to training in France as he continues to recover for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia next month

Real Madrid have reportedly stepped up their interest in signing Brazil international Neymar as they are prepared to offer a bid of about £230 million for him this summer.

The 26-year-old joined Paris Saint Germain last year from Barcelona in a world record fee valued at £200 million, and he is already being tipped with a move back to the Spanish League barely a year after.

According to Spanish news outlet, AS, the former Santos forward is said to be unhappy at his present club owing to the level of competition in the French League - and Real have launched an audacious bid to sign him.

The publication also revealed pictures of Neymar and Real Madrid new boy Vinicius Junior in a mansion in Rio de Janeiro on March 22.

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Both of them were not supposed to publicise their meeting but they managed to post a selfie on social media, leading to the cover story that they were meeting as friends.

However, the 12-time Champions League winners want the pair to get familiar before playing together in the future.

Reports from Spain further explained that the former Barcelona star has met with Real representatives during his recovery process in his home town.

Vinicius Junior said in one of the interviews he granted last month that he will like to play alongside Neymar at Real.

"I know I am still no one and I have done nothing so far," he told The Guardian.

"I want to become one of the best players in football and win a World Cup. I want to reach my goals and make my family proud.

"If God wants, Neymar and I will play together at Real Madrid. I would definitely be in favour of him moving to Madrid because it would be my big dream to play in the same side as Neymar.

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"He is my idol in football. If had a chance to play with him, I would feel very happy."

Neymar has returned to training with his club for the first time after suffering the foot injury has kept him out of play for over two months now.

He joined the Parisians from Barcelona last year, and he has already won the French League title, and the French Cup.

Before quitting the Catalan club last summer, he won one Champions League, two La Ligas and three Copa Del Rey titles among other domestic and continental trophies during his four year reign at in Spain.

He is a major target for Los Blancos, who are aiming to spend big this summer while they beef up their squad ahead of the coming league season.

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