Barcelona superstar Neymar passed a medical at Real Madrid, claims Florentino Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez played down the possibility of a move for Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea and said no bids have been received for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez.

A year later, moreover, Perez felt the squad wasn't complete, even with the addition of Bale, and chose to sign 2014 World Cup stars, James Rodriguez, Toni Kroos and Keylor Navas for a combined £95 million.

"I wanted De Gea because I did not know Keylor Navas".

The likes of Kylian Mbappe, Eden Hazard and David de Gea have been rumoured, but it seems United fans can breathe a little easy given the comments of Fiorentino Perez, the Los Blancos president.

And Perez, on the subject of De Gea, claimed that the club would not approach Man United for the shot-stopper this summer.


It looked certain De Gea was set to leave after six years at Old Trafford and United were determined to get the best possible price they can for the Spain global, but the landscape has changed over the last two weeks.

"Everyone says he's a great player, he's going to be the substitute for Buffon", Perez said.

After tearing it up for Santos and the Brazilian national team, Neymar quickly became one of the hottest talents in world football and a long queue for his signature formed, and featured the very biggest clubs in the world. Of course we are watching him. "But we will not talk about what we are doing".

De Gea was once again impressive last season, making 45 appearances in all competitions. "When [coach Zinedine] Zidane comes back, we will see what he thinks of Donnarumma's case".

Perez also signed a number of other high-profile attacking players, including Robinho and Julio Baptista, but one aspect he fatefully neglected was defence.

Related news:

Hot News

Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis subject of trade discussions
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:13
He quickly became a fan favorite and at just 21 years old, was thought to be the face of the franchise for the next several years. If Jackson thinks his GM tenure can survive trading him away, he may want to start combing through the reactions on social media.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top More Honda Civic Type R variants coming
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:12
And yet, Automotive News reports that a more hardcore version of the Civic Type R is already in the works. It also features an adaptive suspension, limited-slip differential and Brembo brakes at the front.

Uber CEO to Take Leave, Diminished Role after Workplace Scandals
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:11
He stated he would be available for strategic decisions but trusts the leadership team to boldly and decisively move Uber forward. The board is also searching for a chief operating officer who can help Kalanick run the company when he returns.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top PM faced terror threat during Kerala visit: State DGP
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:10
Ernakulam rural Superintendent of Police A.V.George on Tuesday claimed that some extremist elements were behind the protesters. Kochi: The police assault against people at Puthuvypeen is all set to snowball into another controversy with DGP T.P.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman 'Pay Gap' Rumor Is Absolutely False
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:10
The Daily Dot pointed out that the seemingly paltry sum isn't the only instance of a superhero making less than expected. In fact, other famous actors now playing superheroes made the same amount for their origin story films.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Fashion designer Carla Fendi dies aged 80
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:08
As reported, Fendi, honorary president of the Rome-based company, died on Monday evening in the Italian capital at 80. LVMH luxury group acquired a controlling stake of Fendi in a 1999 deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The real thing in boxing is Canelo vs Triple G
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:08
Golovkin and Canelo battle for WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO middleweight supremacy, and it will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View. They fight over the 12 round championship distance for the middleweight belts and the pound-for-pound crown.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:07
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. It is forecast to send heavy rains over Southeast Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Tuesday through Thursday or Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:06
Asked whether the Obama administration could have done more, Fred Warmbier replied, "I think the results speak for themselves". They said that Warmbier's brain injury was probably caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting the blood supply to the brain.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Madhya Pradesh CM begins 'peace' fast
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:06
Similarly, Rs 4,400 crore went as crop insurance compensation sum previous year . "We have come to talk to the farmers". Chouhan said that he is ready for dialogue. "We are unable to understand how it will affect peace".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pakistan moves ahead on border fence over Afghan objections
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:04
Pakistan shares a long and porous border with Afghanistan, which runs through mountainous terrain and is largely unpatrolled. Pakistan and Afghanistan regularly accuse each other of sheltering their enemy insurgents.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top USA bishops call for engagement amid Trump's policy change on Cuba
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:04
America's relationship with Cuba has been long, complex, and guided for a long time by titanic global geopolitical affairs. This includes Grupo de Administracion Empresarial S.A. (GAESA), its affiliates, subsidiaries, and successors.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top "Drake & Josh" stars feuding over wedding invite snub
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:01
Although the last movie was released nearly ten years ago, you'd think that the two would still be pretty close right? Maybe this is all an elaborate Drake and Josh-style joke we're not in on? It felt like we were together yesterday.

White House plans to release tax overhaul in early September
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:01
Some have also griped about the lack of clarity from the White House regarding details of a tax plan. Ryan added that the bill is now going through the Senate and their legislative process.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top QB Will Grier cleared to play at WVU at start of season
Jun 21, 2017 - 02:00
The Mountaineers open up the 2017 football season at FedEx Field against traditional rival Virginia Tech on Sep. 3. In six games for the Gators in 2015, Grier threw for 1,204 yards and 10 touchdowns.