Paris Saint-Germain famous person Neymar has been labelled a “downside” for the membership by one in every of France’s main soccer pundits.
RMC’s Daniel Riolo claims the Brazilian icon is undermining sporting director Leonardo because the Ligue 1 giants stutter within the opening weeks of the season.
The Champions League runners-up wanted a ninetieth minute Julien Draxler winner in opposition to Metz to safe their first factors of the season on Wednesday evening.
Neymar was absent as he serves a two-game ban for putting Alvaro Gonazalez after alleging the Marseille defender racially abused him.
An investigation has been opened by the LFP however whereas Neymar has the total backing of PSG in that matter, it seems all is probably not properly behind the scenes.
Riolo reckons the previous Barcelona star’s large character is inflicting long-term points outwith Sunday’s flashpoint and believes they’re threatening to derail Thomas Tuchel’s aspect.
He mentioned: “Leonardo will not be capable of impose his will. It’s due to Neymar. Neymar does what he desires. Neymar is an issue for PSG. He resolves issues & he creates issues.”
The 28-year-old flirted with a return to Catalonia over the previous 18 months nevertheless it’s understood Neymar now stays eager on sticking round in Paris for the foreseeable future.
Leonardo beforehand pushed laborious to persuade the world’s most costly participant to disregard the chance to reunite with Lionel Messi and Co.
Neymar didn’t internet 20 objectives for the primary time in seven years in the course of the 2019-20 marketing campaign, having missed a lot of the season by way of harm, and is already enduring a stop-start starting to the 2020-21.