The president of Paris Saint Germain (PSG), Nasser Al Khelaïfi , insists that the Brazilian star Neymar is going to stay as he has been repeating, by active and passive and despite what the Spanish media say. This is one of the messages of Al Khelaïfi in an interview published this Sunday by the newspaper "L'Équipe", which also confirms the permanence of the Uruguayan Edinson Cavani and denies being disappointed with the outgoing coach, the Spanish Unai Emery , that pays homage and wishes "the best for the future". On Neymar , remember that it has already been repeated "10,000 times" saying that "it will stay" in the PSG, with which it has still four seasons of contract.
" Neymar is tired of these rumors about his future, it is the Spanish media that say it, if they are believed, it is worse for you ", the journalist replies to the Parisian club's top manager, who shows his boredom by having to continuously respond to that question. De Cavani , notes that the striker (top scorer in the French league this season) said last week that he is "happy" on his team. For Al Khelaïfi , he not only has two more years of contract but "he is a great player, a fighter, the top scorer in the club's history. He does not want to enter to give names of those who are going to leave, with the argument that it will be the new coach, Thomas Tuchel -who officially presents himself this afternoon- who will decide "who stays and who leaves".Follow our free daily soccer predictions.
Questioned about the case of Rabiot , who has suffered a disappointment at not being chosen by the French coach, Didier Deschamps , for the World Cup in Russia, he affirms that he is "one of the best midfielders in the world", which has made "a good season" "and considers him as a son. "Here he is, I'm sure he's going to stay, he's formed with us, he does not intend to leave the club and I'd be surprised if he does, I do not think he has that in mind," he says. On the rumors of the signing of the legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon , Al Khelaïfi does not want to confirm or deny his interest: "Do you think I'm going to tell you which players we're following?"
The president tries to dismantle the idea that Emery - who was last on the bench yesterday, against Caen (0-0) - has been responsible for PSG not having won the Champions League nor this season ( eliminated by Real Madrid) or the last one (for Barcelona). "It's unfair," he says, "to say it's his fault, he's won seven titles in two seasons, his second year he's got four and for us it's the third time in four years, he's done the best he could, he's a gentleman. And I wish him the best for the future. " Asked why he has replaced him with Thomas Tuchel , he explains that the German " is as ambitious as we are and likes spectacular and offensive football, he has a strong personality and a lot of rigor in his work. the best, if not the best, other big clubs wanted it . "