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Real Madrid would have to pay a massive amount of money to sign Neymar from PSG

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After making a record-breaking £200 million move to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona in the summer, Neymar has struggled to stay out of the headlines. 

He's performing well on the pitch and already has 11 goals from 12 games in Ligue 1 and the Champions League so far this season. 

But off the pitch, the Brazilian is apparently struggling.

He's reported to have clashed with teammates over certain special privileges, which include having two personal physiotherapists and being exempt from defensive duties. 

The forward also had a very public run-in with Edinson Cavani back in September, when the pair argued over who should take set-pieces during a game against Lyon. 

All this, plus an apparent rift with manager Unai Emery has led to reports that Neymar is unsettled in France and is looking for a move back to Spain. 

Newspaper Sport reported that he returned to Barcelona's Ciutat Esportiva training complex this week and reunited with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi, asking them if they'd accept him back in Catalonia. 

However, it may not be Barcelona that the forward would return to if a sensational move away from Paris materialises. 

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After a poor start to this season, Marca reports that Real Madrid will be given €200 million to bring in a new player next year, and Neymar is one of the names linked. 

If Los Blancos could secure him ahead of rivals Barca, it would surely be the greatest transfer coup in recent memory. 

But Marca also suggests that a deal would cost up to a staggering €450 million once the Brazilian's wages are factored in as he currently earns over €36 million per year at PSG.

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Even while on international duty, Neymar has continued to face tough questions about his future. 

He became visibly upset during a press conference following his country's win over Japan on Friday, leaving in tears after defending himself against reports he's unhappy in Paris. 

Ahead of a friendly against England at Wembley on Tuesday, the forward will likely be subject to even more questions. 

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But once he returns to France, both Neymar and the club will be hoping to focus on their next league match against Nantes, before hosting Celtic in a Champions League tie the following Wednesday. 

PSG are expecting to challenge for both domestic and continental success this term and reports over their biggest signing's future will be nothing but a distraction for the whole team.   

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Barcelona
Paris Saint-Germain
Real Madrid
Neymar
Football
Paris Saint-Germain
Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo

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