Juventus to consider swap deal involving Ronaldo and Neymar
Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo and PSG Brazilian Neymar could reportedly be involved in a blockbuster swap deal.
Juventus are keen to swap Cristiano Ronaldo for Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.
Ronaldo is contracted to Juventus until 2022 but the Italian giants are believed to be willing to part with the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.
Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from Serie A champions Juve, while Neymar's future has often dominated headlines amid speculation over a Barcelona return.
But the superstar pair could be involved in a blockbuster swap deal as both players are on similar contracts.
Speaking via Facebook PSG sporting director Leonardo stated: “It could be that one day Cristiano gets out of bed in the morning and decides he would like to join another team. How many clubs can a player like him play for, four or five? It’s a closed circle, PSG are in this circle and people are always talking about us… But there have to be certain opportunities, circumstances, and moments in time. It’s normal that this possibility is talked about although due to the craziness of the market he is not within reach at the moment,” Leonardo said on Facebook.
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