Neymar tips Timothy Weah to become one of Europe’s best attackers

Brazil international and Paris Saint-Germain Neymar has backed Timothy Weah to make the best use of his loan stint with Celtic. The United States international managed just two league appearances with Les Parisiens during the first half of the season and this eventually urged him to secure a temporary move to Parkhead to enhance his development.

Speaking to The Daily Record, Neymar has acknowledged that Weah has made the right choice to head to the Scottish champions and believes the teenager has the attributes to become of Europe’s best attacking players, he said: “It is a very exciting move for him from what I have seen of his talent he has everything to go and be one of the top attacking players in Europe. It is a good move for him, a good move for Celtic as they are getting such a big talent, and also a good move for PSG because he has a chance to get experience and games and come back to us a more complete player.”

Lionel Messi would love Neymar reunion at Barcelona

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has said that he would favour a reunion with Neymar, who is currently in the ranks of Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazil international made the surprise move to Parc des Princes in a world-record move last year but he has since been linked with a Camp Nou return on multiple occasions.

Speaking to Marca, Messi highlighted that he would prefer working again with Neymar, although the deal remains complicated with Les Parisiens likely to resist any offers for the Brazilian in the near future, he said:"I see it as complicated. We would love him to come back for what he means, both as a player and for the locker room. We are friends, we have lived very nice moments, others not so much, but we have spent a lot of time together. However, I find it very difficult [for him] to even leave Paris. PSG are not going to let Neymar get taken away."

Neymar plans to mentor Richarlison into a better footballer

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has said that he would like to help Richarlison in the process of becoming an important player for the Brazilian national team. The 21-year-old was a relatively unknown when he first made the switch to the Premier League last year but he has made immense over the past 18 months to become a regular with the Brazilian national side.

As such, he has certainly impressed compatriot Neymar and speaking to reporters, the former Barcelona man highlighted that he would like to act as a mentor to the Everton ace, he said: “He has this trick to solve matches, to play well in great matches as he is doing now for Everton. I expect him to grow up, to keep developing in his career. I hope I can help him to achieve his goals and to help inside the pitch and even outside the pitch, as a friend, as a colleague.”

Neymar wants more from perfect Paris Saint-Germain

Brazilian superstar Neymar has revealed his pleasure after Paris Saint-Germain’s recent league win at AS Monaco. The French champions have begun the current season in a record fashion with a 100 per cent record in their division and Neymar believes the team should continue in their merry ways following the international break.

Speaking after the 4-0 triumph at Monaco, Neymar was pleased to have found the scoresheet at Stade Louis II and reserved special praise for teammate Edinson Cavani, who bagged yet another hat-trick in his Paris Saint-Germain career, he said: “I'm very happy, happy for the goal and especially for the victory. Edi's hat-trick … not only him but we are also happy for him to have made the goals. He is our number nine.I hope that we can continue to play our part by winning the games and increasing the records more and more.”

Neymar hails ‘phenomenon’ Kylian Mbappe after Lyon rout

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has hailed Kylian Mbappe as a ‘phenomenon’ after the Frenchman bagged a fabulous quadruple during the second half of the 5-0 triumph over Lyon. The teenager has been building up his reputation over the past year and he created another headline moment over the weekend after bagging four goals against Lyon in the space of just 13 minutes.

Speaking after the game, Neymar was appreciative of the efforts for the World Cup winner and remains hopeful that he can continue to perform at the same level for the long-term, he said: “For me, he's a phenomenon. I hope it will continue like that for several years because football will thank him.”

Neymar Disclose His Three-Man Shortlist

Neymar, the Brazilian superstar footballer, has named the three players whom top his shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or Award. Neymar feels these three should come in the final.

Whilst the FIFA Best Men's Player Award was contested by Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric (and was eventually picked up by Real Madrid’s Luka Modric), just one of that trio makes it into Neymar’s chosen selection for the more prestigious Ballon D’Or Award - the PSG striker thinks Cristiano Ronaldo (now at Juventus, with Neymar rumoured to be taking his place) should definitely be on the list.

Paris Saint-Germain president frustrated with Neymar’s Real Madrid speculation

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has admitted that he is frustrated with the constant speculation linking Neymar with a potential move to Real Madrid. The Brazil international joined Les Parisiens in a surprise world-record switch from Barcelona last year but he has since been regularly linked with a return to La Liga.

Speaking on the issue, Al-Khelaifi admitted that he is frustrated with the uncertainty created in the media regarding Neymar’s future and he has discussed the same with Los Blancos, he said: “It's a bit frustrating if we're being realistic because it's not fair for other clubs or anyone to speak with our players. We don't like it at all and we spoke about it with Real Madrid at one moment. We have a good relationship with them and they respect PSG, and I hope that this is true.”

Neymar named Brazil captain

Paris Saint Germain forward Neymar has been named as the permanent captain of the Brazilian national team. Indeed Tite has changed his previous policy of rotating Brazil captains and has instead chosen to give the permanent captaincy to Neymar.

Neymar said that this is an honor for him and that he will give his best in order to help the team progress. Neymar has been the target of critics following his theatrics and fake injuries at the last World Cup and said that this will be the right opportunity for him to change.

Wayne Rooney Surprised by Everton Exit

Wayne Rooney says that he is still dark when it comes to the reasons behind Everton deciding to let him leave after just one campaign at Goodison Park. The Everton icon returned to Goodison Park last summer on a free transfer from Manchester United. After having left the club as a promising teenager, Rooney made the return to the former stamping ground as a hero after having won every major honour in club football. However, his second spell at Everton was not rosy since he was shuffled around the park by two managers and he was ultimately let go by the club in acrimonious circumstances.

Rooney made the switch to the MLS outfit DC United and he is about to make his debut for the club. In the 2017-18 campaign with Everton, Rooney came up with 11 goals in all appearances. The 32-year-old has claimed that this record is extremely good for the player who spent majority of the campaign playing in the midfield. After starting out with Ronald Koeman, Everton made the managerial change to bring in Sam Allardyce midway through the campaign as poor results forced the Dutchman out of the club.Allardyce, though, was persistent when it comes to using Rooney in the midfield – even when he has scored goals throughout his career.

Wayne Rooney praises Jordan Henderson for World Cup showing

Former England international Wayne Rooney believes Jordan Henderson has been the stand-out performer for the Three Lions during the course of the World Cup. Henderson featured in every game for Gareth Southgate’s side barring one where he was rested but his efforts could not propel the team beyond the semi-final stage.

Regardless of this, Rooney has put his former club rivalries aside to praise his compatriot, who has been highlighted by many as the country’s best player throughout the World Cup, he said: “Jordan Henderson has excelled as Liverpool captain, helping them to the Champions League final. And I actually thought he was England's best player throughout the World Cup.”

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