Neymar Jr has quickly fallen from being one of the world’s most cherished and admired superstars in the world to being an unsettled star that just doesn’t seem to fit anymore.
Following several off-court antics, injuries, never-ending partying and even a rape scandal, the Brazilian has finally been granted the green light by Paris Saint-Germain to leave Parc des Princes, but it won’t be that easy.
Neymar still has plenty of time left on his contract and has quite a high release clause just a handful of teams would be able to pay for, but his careless attitude has raised a lot of questions over his work ethic.
Therefore, it looks like Real Madrid have now officially ditched their interest in him, as rumors claim Zinedine Zidane has a lot of doubts about him, according to Spanish outlet AS.
Los Blancos were one of the teams reportedly trying to work on a deal with Paris Saint-Germain to offer Neymar a way out of France, as he claims he’s no longer happy at Paris and leaving Barcelona was a mistake in the first place.
As for the Catalans, Barcelona were also linked with a move for Neymar Jr, but chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu recently addressed the subject and claimed there was nothing they could do to bring him back home.
Paris Saint-Germain’s officials were reportedly livid with Neymar for not showing up to the start of training camp, a situation his father claims they were aware of a year in advance due to some scheduling issues.
Neymar left Barcelona to get away from Lionel Messi’s shadow and shine on his own, but Kylian Mbappe’s surge has made it kind of expendable for the French champions.
We’ll have to wait and see how this situation pans out, but things aren’t looking that good for one of the most talented players in the world.