Neymar drops another bombshell!
Neymar drops another bombshell: I want to play with Messi again, we have to do it next season!!
Neymar has admitted his big ambition is to play with Lionel Messi again. Although he didn’t say which team he’d like to play alongside Messi for, Neymar didn’t hide his desire to join forces with the Argentine again one day.
“What I want most is to play with Messi also, to be able to enjoy being on the pitch with him again,” Neymar said after PSG’s win at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
“He could play in my place. He won’t have any problems, I’m sure. I want to play with him again, and I’m sure that, next season, we have to do it.”
Neymar said after PSG’s 3-1 Champions League win against Manchester United on Wednesday when asked about the Argentine superstar joining him in Paris.
Messi is out of contract!
Messi, 33, is out of contract at Camp Nou next summer and is free to talk to other clubs from January onwards. Neymar, who formed part from Barca with a move to PSG in a world record €222 million transfer in 2017. Neymar’s comments will increase speculation that Messi could join him in the French capital in 2021.
Messi wanted to leave Barca in August after the 8-2 Champions League elimination to Bayern. Barca hopes to be able to persuade Messi to sign a new contract with the club. Still, talks over a renewal are on hold until a new president is elected on Jan. 24. The new president’s first task will be to sit down with Messi and his father and agent, Jorge, and to convince him to stay.
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