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Fresh from dazzling on his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday Neymar — he scored twice, had two assists and generally pulled of some ridiculous skill, especially for his second goal — has launched a scathing attack on those in charge of Barcelona.
Speaking to reporters after the game the Brazilian superstar, who joined PSG from Barca in a world-record $262 million 10 days ago, revealed that many of his former teammates are not happy with the way the Catalan club is being run.
“I spent four beautiful years there and parted happy But with them [the board], no. For me, they are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca. Barca deserve much better,” Neymar said. “I cannot speak now I am in another team. I don’t know what’s going on there, but I see my old team-mates sad, and it’s that which makes me sad because I have a lot of friends there. I hope that things will improve for Barca and that they will become a team that can rival others.”
Intriguing from Neymar, especially with reports Lionel Messi’s representatives met with Manchester City as the 30-year-old is reportedly becoming disillusioned with life at the Nou Camp following Neymar’s departure and Andres Iniesta yet to agree a new deal.
Down at Monaco 18-year-old star Kylian Mbappe is in a bit of trouble.
Mbappe, rumored to be heading to Real Madrid or PSG in a huge $210 million deal, was kicked off the training field after clashing with teammate Andrea Raggi in training last week.
The French international striker was sent home from training and did not feature in their victory over Metz last Friday.
Mbappe has yet to play in Ligue 1 with his future with the French champions in jeopardy and although Real Madrid remain interested, PSG are the frontrunners to sign Mbappe.
It seems like incidents such as this could speed up any potential move with the teenager set to become the second-most expensive player in history.