Neymar: “PSG want to upload Messi if we need to win the Champions League”

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Neymar expresses frustration after three-1 loss to Actual Madrid

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Neymar issued a scathing indictment of the staff PSG have constructed round him following their three-1 loss to Actual Madrid within the first leg in their Champions League spherical of sixteen tie. The Brazilian, who joined the Ligue 1 leaders remaining summer time after shopping for out his Barcelona agreement for an international document €222 million claimed PSG’s board has now not supplied him with sufficient fortify to win the Champions League this season, suggesting that they want to signal former teammate Lionel Messi.

“After a efficiency like this, it’s transparent that we don’t have what it takes to win this festival but,” Neymar advised newshounds. “In Barcelona, I gained the Champions League with Messi. Do they be expecting me to try this on my own? Perhaps if we upload Messi right here, we will be able to win the Champions League one day.”

PSG academy product Adrien Rabiot scored PSG’s most effective objective within the thirty third minute, whilst Neymar used to be lucky to not get despatched off while the referee made up our minds to not guide him a 2d time for going to floor in spite of now not being fouled. He used to be additionally criticized for showing to be unwilling to cross to his teammates—a price Neymar brushed aside.

“My proper foot handed to my left and my left foot handed to my proper,” he stated. “What extra can I do?”

Neymar wasn’t the one member of PSG to obtain complaint for the defeat, on the other hand. Supervisor Unai Emery used to be query over leaving Thiago Silva at the bench and substituting most sensible scorer Edinson Cavani in simply the 66th minute.

While requested whether or not he idea a failure to win the Champions League together with his pricey squad may lead to his dismissal, Emery responded: “Wait, we’re intended to win the Champions League? Shit.”


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