PSG: Neymar, management on alert!


Author of a very high level first part of the season with Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar (30) seems to be in much more difficulty since his return from the World Cup with the Seleçao.

Author of 11 goals and 10 assists since the start of the 2022-23 financial year, the Brazilian international has never shone so brightly since his arrival in the French capital. But it is clear that his return from Qatar is not easy to digest. Eliminated in the quarter-finals of the competition with Brazil against Croatia (1-1, 2 tab to 4), the Parisian playmaker is struggling to regain the level he was at before the World Cup. This is also reflected in the results of the French champion, beaten twice in 2023 while the players of Christophe Galtier were still undefeated before the truce linked to the 2022 World Cup.

PSG is not reassured

According to daily information The Team this Sunday, the current form of the Parisian star is starting to cause some concern within PSG. Christophe Galtier wants to be reassuring on this subject in front of the media but internally, the prospect of seeing Neymar fall back into his ways worries some members of the club. The return of the Champions League in mid-February could nevertheless give a boost to the former Blaugrana, especially since the Parisian club will have to do battle with Bayern Munich from the round of 16.

Possible explanations

Psychologically, Neymar seemed to have digested his country’s failure at the last World Cup, but the backlash linked to this immense disappointment could be greater than he thought. Well aware of having undoubtedly played his last World Cup, the PSG star has seen one of his childhood dreams fly away and will have to find the mental resources necessary to refocus on his objectives with the champions of France. Another reason mentioned by the sports daily, the player’s injury has undoubtedly left its mark. After spraining his ankle in Qatar, Neymar underwent numerous infiltrations in order to be able to play again quickly with his country. A possible relapse inevitably worries the Parisian staff …

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