It is claimed that the same representative was sent to visit Neymar previously as he recovered from surgery on his foot, as well as to see former Los Blancos great Ronaldo - who it is thought could be used as another "ally" to convince Florentino Perez's number one target to make the move.
Former Marca editor Eduardo Inda claimed on Monday's edition of TV gossip show "El Chiringuito de Jugones" that a deal with Madrid was "almost finalised" and would go through ahead of this summer's World Cup for a fee of €260m-€300m. The simplest things such as Neymar following Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos on Instagram have been enough to stoke the fires and provoke headlines in recent days. Apparently, Real Madrid and their delegate wanted the meeting to remain a secret.More news: 21st Century Fox To Acquire Seven Television Stations From Sinclair
Amidst all these speculation, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said that he does not want the focus to be the Brazilian's transfer as his team prepares for the Champions League final against Liverpool. "I am just concerned with finishing the season well".
AS have also claimed that ex-Madrid and Brazilian forward Ronaldo, who now does some ambassadorial work for Los Blancos, was working as an intermediary in the negotiations.More news: Rise & Shine: Pueblo classes closed as teachers start strike Monday
PSG are eager to continue to Neymar but won't maintain the world's most expensive player in Paris against his own will.More news: Local Boy Scout Council reacts to Mormon church severing ties
'Neymar will be very important for Real Madrid next year.' he said on German television channel Sport 1.