The World Cup winning-defender admits that a record-breaking transfer for the Brazilian would make life easier for the reigning La Liga champions

Sergio Ramos wants Neymar to leave Barcelona as it would be “less of a problem” for Real Madrid, amid talk of interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar’s future at Barca is in serious doubt, with Ligue 1 side PSG ready to meet the Brazilian’s €222 million release clause.

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The 25-year-old showed why he is the subject of interest after dazzling against bitter rivals Madrid at the International Champions Cup on Saturday, setting up two goals in a 3-2 triumph.

Asked about Neymar’s future after the game, Madrid captain Ramos said: “I do not know, everyone is free to choose their future.

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“I hope [he leaves]. It would be less of a problem for us.”

Ramos, who made his first pre-season appearance for Madrid, added: “I changed the shirt with him and I hope it is the last one I have used with Barca.”


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