Will Neymar join Real Madrid in 2019

Media: PSG superstar Neymar joins Real Madrid in 2019

Immediately before the Champions League round of 16 between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, the rumors about Neymar intensify. Accordingly, the Brazilian should return to Spain by transfer in 2019.

In the last 16 of the Champions League, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, two of the largest clubs in Europe, will meet. On Wednesday, superstar Neymar will still be on the pitch in PSG's jersey - but the Brazilian could wear the famous Madrid white in the near future. As the Mundo Deportivo reported, the 26-year-old is expected to join Real Madrid in 2019.

That would correspond to a career plan of the 26-year-old, which specifies exactly how Neymar should rise to the dominant figure in football in terms of sport and as an advertising figure. Paris is an intermediate step to break free from the shadow of Lionel Messi. Real Madrid, accordingly, the provisional culmination of the Brazilian career.

Al-Khelaifi on Neymar: "He wants to stay here"

Immediately after Neymar's spectacular move to the top French club, the € 222 million attacker was associated with a move to the "royal team". However - as PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi recently emphasized - a sale is not an issue: "He is very happy. I talk to him and his family, he is satisfied in Paris. He wants to stay here. He's only before five Months and still has a four and a half year contract. He won't be 100 percent with us next season, but 2000 percent. "

From Neymar to Ronaldo: These are the most expensive transfers in world football

The SPORT BUZZER looks back at the mega transfers in football history. © imago

With 28 goals and 16 assists in 27 games across all competitions, Neymar hit the ground running in Paris. Should Real Madrid actually try to make a transfer, a new transfer record should be due for the attacker. In 2019, the Brazilian could then - as the new king transfer - follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, who would be 34 at the time of the transfer.