Report: Maicon rejects Paris Saint-Germain in hope of Real Madrid switch

The in-demand Brazilian defender has supposedly turned down a move to the big-spending French outfit, and instead favors a move to the Spanish or English capitals

Inter right back Maicon has turned down a move to Paris Saint-Germain, as he eyes a reunion with former coach Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid, according to Sky Sport Italia.

The 31-year-old is out of favor at the Nerazzurri, and as a result has been the subject of much speculation over the past few weeks, with the likes of PSG, Chelsea and Madrid rumored to be interested in acquiring his services.

The Brazilian's agent confirmed that his client feels "It is time to move on", and the player has not been included in the San Siro club's Europa League squad for its qualifying tie with Hajduk Split.

Reports suggest Carlo Ancelotti's PSG put in a bid of around 8-10 million euros for the Brazil international, an offer that would have been readily accepted by Massimo Moratti as he looks to fund an offer for Sao Paulo youngster Lucas Moura.

But Maicon is not keen on a move to the Ligue 1 side, and instead would prefer a switch to La Liga champion Madrid, or Champions League winner Chelsea.

His contract expires at the end of next season and there has been little movement from the San Siro side in offering the player an extension.

Maicon, who represented Monaco for two seasons before moving to the Italian giants in 2006, may even extend his contract in Lombardy, but that option, according to the reports, remains very much unlikely.

Meanwhile, Moratti confirmed on Monday that Inter had pulled out of the race for Lucas Moura.

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