PSG ‘tell Real Madrid they must include Vinicius Jr in any deal for Neymar’ as time ticks down to conclude deal before deadline
- Parisians ‘want Vinicius Jr included in Neymar swap deal with Real Madrid’
- Real and Barcelona remain interested in signing the Brazilian star this summer
- But time is running out before the European window closes on September 2
- Real have made it clear three times that 19-year-old Vinicius isn’t for sale
Paris Saint-Germain ‘have demanded Real Madrid give them Vinicius Jr in part-exchange for Neymar’.
Real remain interested in signing the Brazilian star before the European transfer window closes on September 2.
But like their Clasico rivals Barcelona, they cannot afford to sign Neymar without including one or more players as makeweights.
Paris Saint-Germain ‘have insisted Vinicius Jr (above) is included in any part-exchange deal with Real Madrid for their Brazilian star Neymar’
Neymar pictured in training with PSG last week as he waits to see if a deal can be concluded with either Real Madrid or Barcelona before the September 2 deadline
And, according to Spanish newspaper Diario AS, PSG’s latest demand is that Real include the highly-rated 19-year-old Brazilian forward Vinicius in any deal.
Vinicius, who arrived at the Bernabeu from Flamengo just a year ago, scored four goals in 31 appearances during his debut campaign for Real.
But PSG maintain a long-standing interest in the teenager driven by their sporting director Leonardo.
Brazilian starlet Vinicius, 19, impressed with four goals during his debut campaign for Real
It’s looking increasingly likely that Neymar will spent at least half of the season in France
Real have made clear on three separate occasions that Vinicius will not be made available as part of any part-exchange deal for Neymar.
With under a week left to conclude a deal, it looks increasingly likely that Neymar will be remaining in France until at least January.