Transfer roundup: Real Madrid in pursuit of Neymar, Dybala's Juve future uncertain

We round up the front and back pages across Europe, as Saturday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear once again.

Published : Aug 10, 2019 14:41 IST

PSG's Brazilian star Neymar might chose Real Madrid over Barcelona due to the enormous wages in offer.
PSG's Brazilian star Neymar might chose Real Madrid over Barcelona due to the enormous wages in offer.

PSG's Brazilian star Neymar might chose Real Madrid over Barcelona due to the enormous wages in offer.

Real Madrid is ready to present an incredible offer to Neymar to beat Barcelona to the signing of the Paris Saint-Germain star.

Neymar, 27, looks almost certain to leave the Parc des Princes before the transfer window closes, and the La Liga rivals appear his most likely destinations.

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With the window shut for Premier League clubs, the Brazil forward is set to dominate the headlines for weeks to come.


- Top Story – Real Madrid to offer Neymar €40M per season -

Real Madrid is willing to offer Neymar a net salary of €40million per season and a five-year contract, according to Sport.

Neymar has been expected to return to Camp Nou, two years after his world-record €222m switch to PSG from Barcelona.

Marca report Neymar sees a move to Real Madrid his most likely avenue for a departure from the Ligue 1 champions.


- Dybala and Icardi uncertain about their future -

Paulo Dybala and Mauro Icardi's futures at Juventus and Inter respectively remain uncertain.

Inter has no intention of selling its forward to Juve unless its rival put in an offer of at least €75m or Dybala, according to Corriere dello Sport, which says the Serie A champion would prefer to send its Argentine abroad.

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PSG could be an option for Dybala, who was linked to Manchester United and Tottenham before the Premier League window closed. PSG has reportedly offered Dybala €11.8m per season, according to the Daily Mail, while it is likely to have to pay Juve at least €84m.


- Other transfer round-up -

- Roma is looking to sign a defender and is interested in Liverpool's Dejan Lovren, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. The centre-back's agent met with Roma, which is negotiating a loan for Lovren and is confident an agreement can be found.

- Like Dybala, Mario Mandzukic's Juventus future is uncertain. Sky Sport Italia say the Serie A club is in advanced talks with Bayern Munich for the Croatian striker to join the Bundesliga giant on loan with an option or obligation to buy for €15m.

- Mario Balotelli is reportedly close to joining Flamengo, but perhaps he has another option. Napoli is looking for an attacker and the forward's agent Mino Raiola offered Balotelli to the Serie A club, according to Corriere dello Sport, although the 28-year-old Italian is said not to be warm to the idea.

- It remains to be seen if Alexis Sanchez will spend the 2019-20 season with Manchester United. According to The Telegraph, Roma has been given the opportunity to take Sanchez on a season-long loan.


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