Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told the LaLiga side to sign a £200m Premier League star instead of Neymar.
According to Spanish outlet Don Balon, the Portuguese international would prefer Real to go after Liverpool sensation Mo Salah instead of PSG winger Neymar.
The report claims that Ronaldo has ambitions of being the permanent No.9 at the Bernabeu, and believes that Salah would be more of an ‘ally’ than a rival.
On the other hand, he feels that Brazil international Neymar could potentially challenge his position as the leader of the team, hence why the 33-year-old would rather Florentino Perez went after Salah.
The Madrid president is apparently willing to accept Ronaldo’s wishes and pursue the Egypt international this summer over Neymar.
The Daily Mail suggested on Thursday though that Salah will not be sold this summer, even if Real place a £200m offer on the table.
The player’s value has soared since and Liverpool are desperate to improve his terms in a bid to keep hold of the player, who has second time around taken the Premier League by storm.
The report claims the club have a strong relationship with Salah’s agent, Ramy Abbas, and that the terms of his contract will be reviewed as a matter of urgency.
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