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Neymar could leave Barcelona and sign for Real Madrid next summer - reports

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Eduardo Inda keeps saying that Madrid's interest is real.

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Real Madrid will try to sign Neymar away from Barcelona next summer if their appeal to FIFA is accepted and the transfer ban is either postponed or removed. At least that's what Spanish journalist Eduardo Inda reported last night in El Chiringuito de Jugones, just a week after Marca's piece saying that Real Madrid could pay Neymar's release clause.

"Real Madrid have €180 million ready to be spent right now. It's not about the money. You just have to convince Neymar of joining Real. If you do that, you pay the clause and that's it," said Inda. "Neymar wanted to play for Real Madrid first but then he changed his mind," he added.

Real Madrid will most likely need to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to afford such a big move, given that Neymar also plays in Ronaldo's favorite position. Those two deals could be very complicated to negotiate, but Los Blancos will at least try to pull them off, according to Inda.