Present at a press conference on Tuesday before returning to Manchester City in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League on Wednesday (9 p.m., on RMC Sport 1), Neymar returned to the progress of PSG since his arrival and the “respect” obtained by the club .
After four years at the gates of the last four, PSG will play a second consecutive Champions League semi-final Wednesday night against Manchester City. For Neymar, this level is the symbol of the progress of the club since his signing.
“Since I arrived here, the club is more respected. When people talk about PSG, they know that it is part of the four, five or six best teams in all the leagues,” said the Brazilian at a press conference. .
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“We have progressed”
Fallen in an incredible way against Manchester United in 2019 or without a fight against Real Madrid in 2018, PSG eliminated this season in quick succession Barça and Bayern Munich to compost his ticket in the last four. Added to the final reached in 2020, these performances change the image of the club according to Neymar.
“PSG now have the respect they deserve. This is our second consecutive year in the Champions League semi-finals, last year we were finalists, this year we will do everything to get our hands on the trophy” , promises the Brazilian star.
For Neymar, the Parisian club is ready to unlock its record in the most prestigious of European competitions. “We have progressed, it is mainly thanks to the work of the coach and the staff, I think we have everything we need to win. We are on the right track and the atmosphere is fantastic here”, said delighted “Ney”.
Author of six goals in seven Champions League matches, the international Auriverde will be eagerly awaited Wednesday at the Parc des Princes to bring PSG closer to the C1 title.