Real Madrid deny Neymar bid as Ronaldo rumours swirl
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Real Madrid has denied a report that it has offered to buy Neymar from PSG for a world record transfer of 310m euros.
Madrid says the report by Spanish public broadcaster TVE is "absolutely untrue," adding the team "made no offer of any kind to PSG or the player."
The statement was published hours after Neymar scored to help Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 and advance to the World Cup quarterfinals.
PSG is under pressure from UEFA to raise cash from selling players. The French club needs to help comply with "Financial Fair Play" rules which monitor overspending on transfers and wages. PSG spent a record 222m euros last year by buy Neymar from Barcelona.
UEFA warned the French champions three weeks ago they will "remain under close scrutiny" when they submit accounts for the financial year, which ended last Saturday.
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