Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) face Lorient in Ligue 1 on Sunday on the Parc des Princes. The Parisians have misplaced three of their final 5 video games within the league.
In the meantime, a former Poland supervisor has mentioned that Lionel Messi is previous his prime. Elsewhere, Neymar has been criticised for his performances together with his nationwide crew by a former Brazil ahead.
On that notice, this is a have a look at the important thing PSG switch tales as on third April 2022:
Lionel Messi now not the participant he was, says former Poland supervisor
Former Poland supervisor Antoni Piechniczek believes Lionel Messi is previous his prime. The Argentinean has been a disappointment since arriving at PSG from Barcelona. The 34-year-old has struggled to search out his footing on the Parc des Princes and has endured a tough marketing campaign thus far.
Messi has proven flashes of brilliance together with his nationwide crew and shall be preventing for the FIFA World Cup title this yr. With La Albiceleste set to face Robert Lewandowski’s Poland within the group stage of the World Cup, Piechniczek has opened up on the 34-year-old.
Speaking to Natemat, the previous Poland supervisor mentioned the sport would have been way more fascinating 5 to 6 years in the past. He mentioned:
“This duel would have been extra fascinating if Lionel Messi had been 5 – 6 years youthful. Let’s be trustworthy… Messi is now the grandfather of the forest. That is now not the footballer he was only a few years in the past. It isn’t clear what position he’ll play within the World Cup in Qatar,” mentioned Piechniczek.
“It’s attainable that the coach decides to place him on the bench, given the present stage of Messi. A task like Zlatan Ibrahimovic within the Swedish crew. Play the final 15-20 minutes of a match. It may occur that Messi performs a sensational match, however seeing how he appears within the colours of Paris Saint-Germain, he’s not the identical Messi as earlier than.”
Messi has scored simply seven instances throughout competitions since arriving on the Parisians final summer time. Lewandowski, although, has been on a tear, netting a staggering 45 instances throughout competitions for Bayern Munich this season.
Neymar criticised for efficiency with nationwide crew
Former Brazil worldwide Walter Casagrande Junior has branded Neymar infantile, spoilt and unfocussed. The 30-year-old has been off-colour in latest video games for PSG and has endured a tough season thus far.
Speaking to Globo Esporte, Casagrande mentioned that Neymar is now not decisive for the Selecao.
“I’ve at all times mentioned that Neymar within the Selecao, regardless of his private information for targets and video games, was by no means decisive. Within the Neymar period, Brazil solely received one Confederations Cup, and the one Copa America we received was right here in Brazil, in 2019, and he didn’t even play,” mentioned Casagrande.
“Neymar is in a horrible second, being execrated in France and the remainder of Europe. I nonetheless assume he’s a infantile, spoiled, unfocused man. He was a high star when he appeared at Santos, even at a really younger age, scoring memorable video games and targets. He was an excellent adjunct to Messi at Barcelona, his greatest second in Europe.”
Casagrande added that Neymar’s profession started to go downhill after he moved to the Parisians in the summertime of 2017, including:
“However when he selected to go to PSG, he regularly fell aside. He had a number of accidents, and don’t inform me that that they had nothing to do together with his social conduct. He misplaced his explosiveness and his drive. In consequence, his dribbling diminished.”
Neymar has scored simply 5 instances throughout competitions for the Parisians this season.
Sergio Ramos planning PSG keep subsequent season
Sergio Ramos desires to remain on the Parc des Princes subsequent season, in accordance with PSG Talk via RMC Sport.
The Spaniard moved to PSG final summer time on the finish of his contract with Actual Madrid. Nonetheless, his time in Ligue 1 has been a disappointment thus far. Ramos has spent a lot of the season on the sidelines with damage and has appeared simply 5 instances for the Parisians.
PSG are understandably annoyed by all the state of affairs, giving rise to speculations concerning the participant’s future. Ramos is beneath contract until 2023, however latest studies have hinted that the 2 events might half methods this summer time.
Nonetheless, the Spaniard has no intention of leaving the Ligue 1 giants this summer time. The 35-year-old is conscious he has not lived as much as expectations this season and is decided to come back good in Paris subsequent marketing campaign.