• Real Madrid manager Zidane has spoken highly of PSG’s Brazilian star Neymar
  • Zidane believes Neymar would ‘fit into any team in the world’ 
  • It comes amid rumours Real will bid world record £355m for Neymar in summer
  • Real knocked PSG out of the Champions League at last-16 stage last week 

Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes Neymar ‘would fit into any team in the world’ amid rumours that the European champions are lining up a £355million bid for the Brazilian this summer.

Despite only signing for Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona last summer for a world record £198m, there have already been suggestions Neymar is ready to move on.

Zidane did little to quash the reports linking him with the Bernabeu as he spoke ahead of Real’s Saturday lunchtime visit to Eibar.

Neymar would fit in at any club, according to Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane

Neymar would fit in at any club, according to Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane

Zidane believes that the world record transfer mark will continue to rise in years to come

Zidane believes that the world record transfer mark will continue to rise in years to come

Zidane believes that the world record transfer mark will continue to rise in years to come

Zidane's comments about Neymar were the lead story in Saturday' edition of AS 

Zidane's comments about Neymar were the lead story in Saturday' edition of AS 

Zidane’s comments about Neymar were the lead story in Saturday’ edition of AS 

‘Neymar is a very good player. When Madrid bought me for €72m (then £46.6m from Juventus in 2001), it seemed crazy.

‘Maybe a player will be worth that (€400m) in 10 years or so, or even before that but he’d fit into any team in the world.’

The front cover of Saturday’s edition of AS led on Zidane’s comments with the headline ‘Zidane speaks well of Neymar.’

Neymar is currently out injured and has undergone surgery on his broken metatarsal 

Neymar is currently out injured and has undergone surgery on his broken metatarsal 

Neymar is currently out injured and has undergone surgery on his broken metatarsal 

Real Madrid won 2-1 at the Parc des Princes last week to knock PSG out the Champions League

Real Madrid won 2-1 at the Parc des Princes last week to knock PSG out the Champions League

Real Madrid won 2-1 at the Parc des Princes last week to knock PSG out the Champions League

26-year-old Neymar is currently out injured and missed the second leg of PSG’s Champions League last-16 tie with Real on Tuesday evening.

Real won 2-1 at the Parc des Princes and advanced into the quarter-finals 5-2 on aggregate.

Neymar spent four years at Real’s fierce rivals Barcelona between 2013 and 2017.

 



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