Transfer News: Real Madrid's Secret Neymar Talks, PSG Want England Starlet For £50m

It's been four years since Real Madrid made their last big money signing. James Rodriguez was the last Galactico through the Bernabeu doors, arriving for $96 million from Monaco in 2014, but was unable to make a solid impact before being loaned out to Bayern Munich.

In the past year, Real's La Liga rivals Barcelona have signed Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho, with both names breaking the €100 million ($118 million) barrier.

The tide may change once more though, as Real Madrid continue their pursuit of one of the most sensational transfers in history.

So today's transfer round-up begins in the city of love, where Real have reportedly been whispering sweet nothings to their number one target:

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According to Spanish newspaper AS, officials from Real Madrid held secret talks with Brazilian forward Neymar in Paris. The 26-year-old became the most expensive player in history when he left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain last summer for €222 million, but that could be surpassed with a move to Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain, May 1. Catherine Ivill/Getty

PSG are looking to spend more money themselves. According to the Daily Mirror, the Ligue 1 champions want to rival Tottenham for Fulham's 17-year-old teen sensation Ryan Sessegnon, but he is likely to cost up to £50 million ($68 million).

Manchester United target Justin Kluivert, son of Dutch icon Patrick, looks set to snub a move to Old Trafford in favor of Serie A. According to talkSPORT, the 19-year-old forward is likely to leave Ajax for Roma.

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Craig Dawson looks set to leave relegated West Brom this summer and, according to the Daily Mail, Newcastle United and Celtic will battle to sign the center-back, valued at around £15 million.

And finally, Everton forward Wayne Rooney has told the club he wants to leave and join MLS team DC United, according to the Daily Mail, in a deal worth £12.5 million.

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