It is believed that Neymar will sign on Monday the contract which will see him move to the Santiago Bernabeu in the summer of 2012, this way playing the Club World Cup for Santos, in December, and being present at the club's centenary, in April.
Reports in Brazil suggest Barcelona were very close to signing Neymar in a €60 million deal, but Madrid's last-minute offer made Santos call off negotiations with the Catalan club.
Meanwhile, Wagner Ribeiro has made no secret he prefers Madrid over Barcelona as his client's destination, telling radio Transamerica: "If he was my son, I would take him to play at Real Madrid.
"That is the best option to play in Europe, because the president of Real Madrid is already rich and runs the club with passion, and I cannot say the same about Barcelona's president."
(2 Days Ago) If things are settled right on the issue of transmission Neymar to Real Madrid, as published Estadio Brazilian on the morning of the day news of the end of the deal Neymar for Real Madrid Real Madrid, here is the newspaper Wallace Spanish confirm this through the pictures taken by a doctor to Real Madrid's Barajas airport .... Were seen by Dr. Carlos Diaz, the doctor in charge to conduct medical examinations of players Almentgulwn to Real Madrid, returning from a trip to Brazil, specifically in Sao Paulo after he had conducted medical examinations of the player Neymar under your supervision in a private clinic in Brazil.
"AC Milan were interested, but they said they could not pay €45m," Ribeiro added.
"Anzhi Makhachkala also wanted to sign Neymar, but that is an ideal club for players who are older than 35. For example, Jucilei, who went to play there, is no longer remembered today and is not an option for the Brazil national team anymore."