Vinicius not keen on PSG switch

Real Madrid
Brazilian Vinicius Junior says he could have joined Barcelona last summer but was persuaded to move to Real Madrid by two compatriots.

Real Madrid forward Vinicius says he has no interest in leaving the Bernabeu this summer as speculation mounts over a transfer.

PSG have been strongly linked with a bid for the Brazilian youngster, who made 32 appearances in all competitions for Los Blancos last term.

Reports indicate he could be used as bait to lure Neymar back to Spain from Paris, with PSG sporting director Leonardo wanting to include him in any potential deal.

However, despite the fact Real are keen to bring in his compatriot and the earlier big-money signing of Eden Hazard, Vinicius has poured cold water over any rumours suggesting he is to leave the club this summer.

The 18-year-old is reportedly keen to stay on and win trophies in Spain, just one year after joining the club in a 45million euros move from Flamengo in his homeland.

His role in pre-season has been more limited due to Hazard but he’s still an important member of their attack, which it appears which will not contain Gareth Bale in the future with him and Zinedine Zidane at loggerheads.

There has also been reported interest from AC Milan but no offer has yet been forthcoming from the Serie A giants.

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