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Real Madrid circle as Neymar stuns PSG with new wage demands

Real Madrid circle as Neymar stuns PSG with new wage demands
From ESPN - March 17, 2018

Clubs are slowly turning their eyes toward the summer window, and Transfer Talk has the updates on all the latest rumours.

Fresh doubt over Neymar's future at PSG

Neymar has made an astonishing 1 million-per-week wage demand to remain at Paris Saint-Germain next season, reports the Times, despite injury preventing the Brazilian from proving his class and lifting the French side to the latter stages of Champions League.

The 26-year-old's ankle ligament damage cruelly denied him the chance to prove he belongs on the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi level, as Real Madrid eased past them into the quarterfinals.

With Los Blancos circling this summer to offer the Brazil international an exit, Neymar is said to want increased terms to shun a move back to the higher-profile La Liga. The 1m per week pay demand will improve upon on the 264.5m guaranteed over his five-year deal in the French capital.

Meanwhile, Brazilian outlet UOL reported five factors that have caused Neymar to seek a quick exit from Ligue 1: increased fouling, a lack of protection from referees, the relatively poorer quality of play, sub-par playing surfaces and bus trips between games.

Liverpool set to lose out on top two goalkeeper targets

Real Madrid are set to beat out Liverpool in the race to sign Alisson from Roma and the Mirror claims the Reds' contingency, Bernd Leno, will opt for Napoli instead of Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp has chopped and changed between Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet this season and will finally address the position again in the transfer market.

But Los Blancos are now set to land the Brazilian for 70m -- a world record for a goalkeeper -- after a phenomenal season with the Giallorossi, having shelved their long-standing interest in Manchester United's David De Gea.

Bayer Leverkusen's Leno is likely to move to the San Paolo over Anfield, with the Partenopei readying a 23m offer to replace the outgoing Pepe Reina with many of European sides looking for a new No. 1 this summer.

Spurs line up Alfie Mawson and Salzburg sensation

Tottenham are targeting Red Bull Salzburg's Amadou Haidara, with the Mali international shining for Marco Rose's side on their way to the Europa League quarterfinals.

Man United set to pinch Fred ahead of Man City

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