Newly crowned French champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) stepped up preparations for the home game with Troyes in Ligue 1 this weekend in training on Thursday. The training was overseen by manager Mauricio Pochettino who’s on his way out of the club if reports in the media are anything to go by. It has been reported that senior PSG officials are ready to move on from Pochettino after a disappointing season that yielded only the league title. The former Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur manager came in for severe criticisms after his team lost to Real Madrid in the last 16 via a 3-2 aggregate scoreline.
Brazilian star Neymar, Sergio Ramos, Lionel Messi, KylianMbappe and the other big names were involved in the aforementioned PSG training on Thursday. Neymar and his PSG teammates have three games to play between now and the rest of the season starting with the Troyes this weekend. All the three remaining games are in the French top flight. Continue reading “NEYMAR, RAMOS IN TRANING FOR TROYES”
Brazilian star Neymar has made a reaction to the hostile reception he has received from the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) fans over the course of the last month. The PSG forward has been the subject of loud boos from the PSG fans since the club’s exit from the Champions League last month at the hands of Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid. Neymar has been targeted for boos by the PSG fans alongside Lionel Messi who’s in his first season at Parc des Princes after completing a free transfer to the French champions last summer.
Messi and Neymar are part of the famed PSG front trio alongside KylianMbappe. Frenchman Mbappe has been the star of an average PSG team this season and he has been only one spared from the hostile reception by the fans amongst the aforementioned front trio despite the fact that he might leave the club when this summer’s transfer window reopens in a matter of weeks. Continue reading “NEYMAR REACTS TO HOSTILE FANS REACTION”
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) superstar Neymar has been named on the list of changemakers after the first leg of the eight round of 16 fixtures in the UEFA Champions League (UCL). Neymar was one of the five players who made the list compiled by UEFA.
Neymar made the list for his impact when he came off the bench to provide the assist for the winning goal scored by fellow attacker KylianMbappe to ensure that PSG secured a 1-0 home win over Real Madrid at the end of their first leg meeting at the Parc des Princes. The Brazilian international didn’t make the starting XI for the Real Madrid game as he had just returned from a long-term injury. Neymar was introduced into the game in the place of Argentine player Angel Di Maria in the last quarter of the game and he produced a backheel assist for Mbappe to score the winning goal in stoppage time. Continue reading “UCL: NEYMAR MAKES CHANGEMAKERS LIST”
The teenager from Santos is finally 30. When he left Santos for Barca to take over the world, who would have thought that at 30 Neymar won’t have had a Balon D’Or to show for his immense talent? While the most expensive player in football history may have won multiple trophies, with loads of goals to show for it but there’s that feeling that Neymar could have done more.
Neymar was already the South America player of the year twice by a record margin before he left Santos for Barca. In 2012, he won the award by beating legendary Brazilian player Ronaldinho while he was just 20. This goes to show how much of an immense talent he was. He won Santos thier first Copa Libertadores while turning in a man of the match performance in the final. Continue reading “HOW HAS NEYMAR FARED AT 30?”
Big guns Lionel Messi and Neymar were major absentees for French Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint Germain (PSG) during their league encounter at Lyon on Sunday. Both Neymar and Messi were missing for various reasons as PSG came from a goal down to play out a 1-1 draw with their hosts.
Neymar has been missing for several weeks since he sustained an injury in November. He was ruled out for several weeks as a result of the injury. For reigning Ballon d’Or winner Messi, he was not fit for the Lyon game after testing positive for Covid-19 during the winter break. He has since returned a negative result after a test was carried out last week. Continue reading “NEYMAR ABSENT FOR DRAW WITH LYON”
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) superstar Neymar is an early doubt for the World Cup 2022 qualifying games billed fornext month and the start of February after he picked up an injury while playing for his French club in the league. Neymar is doubtful for the Brazilian national team due to the injury picked up during the French Ligue 1 clash at Saint Etienne last month.
Neymar suffered an injury to his left ankle following the tackle from Saint Etienne player Yvann Macon seven minutes from time and he had to be stretchered off after receiving treatment on the pitch. Macon was given his marching orders for the tackle on Neymar. The former Santos and Barcelona attacker was later seen leaving the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium on crutches. The Stade Geoffrey-Guichard Stadium is the official match venue for Saint Etienne. The ankle injury sustained by Neymar penultimate Sunday somewhat overshadowed the 3-1 win recorded by French Ligue 1 leaders PSG at the expense of Saint Etienne. Continue reading “NEYMAR DOUBTFUL FOR BRAZIL GAMES”