La Liga giants are reportedly looking to bring in Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar
Real Madrid’s summer transfer plans may have suffered a serious setback after a €400million Santiago Bernabeu naming rights deal has fallen through.La Liga giants were last week granted a license to redevelop their home with Los Blancos chiefs keen to build a state of the art retractable roof. However, Spanish publication El Economista has reported that the €400m first agreed with Cepsa (a Spanish oil and gas company) in 2014 has been pulled. Apparently, the offer has been withdrawn because Mubadala, the majority shareholders of Cepsa, think the stadium project has not met its time frame and has been downscaled.
Alexis Sanchez’s stunning move to Manchester United has also slammed the door on any potential return to Old Trafford for the Portuguese goal machine.But The Sun understands Ronaldo, 32, would be open to moving to Stamford Bridge in the summer.Ronaldo has failed to fire on all cylinders this season, with Real Madrid trailing Barcelona by 16 points in La Liga.The five-time Ballon d’Or-winner is also annoyed that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has told him cannot have a pay rise which he was promised after winning the 2017 Champions League.
Neymar’s proposed move to Real Madrid has been backed by Javier Tebas, with the Liga president eager to see the former Barcelona star back in Spain. Less than six months on from a record-breaking €222 million move from Camp Nou to Paris Saint-Germain, the Brazil international is already being linked with another big-money transfer, with Santiago Bernabeu considered to be his most likely destination.
Karim Benzema has rejected two offers to leave Real Madrid, Don Balon reports.Florentino Perez is eager to shake up his squad, with the entire forward line marked for replacement as the president looks to get the Spanish capital side back in form.Benzema’s refusal to move on, however, coupled with the difficulty of trying to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, has left the 70-year-old in a difficult position