PSG skipper Neymar Jr claims there is no competition between him and fellow team-mate Mbappe
The PSG duo have offered outstanding performance on the pitch together and the Brazil international claims they are good friend off the pitch also
He (Neymar) denied the rumor spreading around that him and Mbappe are about to leave PSG, Meanwhile the duo currently stands as the most valuable players in the world and have been linked in one way or the other with nine of PSG’s goals over the past four matches in all their competitions.
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PSG head coach Tuchel praised their combined effort following their 3-1 victory over Montpellier and both need to shine if the club are to lift Champions League glory this season.
Rumors have carried that the French man has occasionally felt frustrated with perceived favoritism towards Neymar, but Neymar insists there is no hidden animosity in their friendship.
“My relationship with Kylian is very good,” he told France Football.
“We are good friends and help each other to win matches, to score goals. I feel that there is something special. There is no competition between us.
“We help each other to score goals. When one of us scores, he tells the other one; now is your time.”
“This is the way to be in football, be a good team-mate, otherwise things won’t go well.”
Barcelona has tried to bring back the 27-year old Brazilian back to Camp Nou but unfortunately the deal failed to occur.
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Thomas Tuchel has said that Neymar is in good frame of mind in the French capital, following the January transfer window that is fast approaching.
“Between him and me, not much has changed,” Tuchel said at a conference ahead of the Coupe da la Ligue clash with Le Mans on Wednesday evening.
“We have always had a good relationship. He is happy and expects the team to continue to grow.
“He is accepted in the dressing room. He is extraordinary and is gaining physical capacity at the moment.
He is still a big heart, he always speaks frankly. He loves football and playing in a competitive team. We can enjoy it, it’s great.”