Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer
By Joe Shread
Last Updated: 03/07/18 12:39pm
Real Madrid have released a statement denying that they have made an offer for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar.
Spanish state television channel TVE reported that Madrid had put forward a world-record bid for the Brazilian star.
However, the club have now denied launching an offer, which would have beaten last summer's £200m deal to bring Neymar to the French capital from Barcelona.
An official statement on their website read: "Given the information tonight by TVE concerning a supposed offer from Real Madrid to PSG and the player Neymar, Real Madrid can confirm the information is completely false and have not made any offer to PSG or the player.
"Real Madrid is surprised that the Spanish television has broadcasted absolutely false information without anyone from the club being contacted to comment on the alleged information that could easily have been denied."
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