Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar 'would fit' at Real Madrid, feels Brazil teammate Marcelo

Neymar moved to Paris Saint-Germain from FC Barcelona last summer for a record transfer fee of 222 million euros. But speculation has been rife that the charismatic forward is unhappy at the club and is looking for a move.

IANS February 12, 2018 19:55:36 IST
Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar 'would fit' at Real Madrid, feels Brazil teammate Marcelo

Madrid: Real Madrid defender Marcelo feels his Brazil teammate Neymar will one day jump ship from Paris Saint-Germain to the record-holding European football champions.

Paris SaintGermains Neymar would fit at Real Madrid feels Brazil teammate Marcelo

File photo of Neymar. Reuters

"Would Neymar fit at Real Madrid? He would fit, for sure. It would be great if he came to Real Madrid," Marcelo was quoted as saying by Esporte Interativo.

"In my opinion, the great players have to play at this club. And I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid one day."

The left-back was speaking ahead of the two clubs' UEFA Champions League round-of-16 clash on Wednesday.

Neymar moved to Paris Saint-Germain from FC Barcelona last summer for a record transfer fee of 222 million euros. But speculation has been rife that the charismatic forward is unhappy at the club and is looking for a move.

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