Tuchel: Neymar happy at PSG & wants to become a leader

The PSG coach is not paying much attention to the continued rumours over the Brazil star's future

El objetivo de Neymar es regresar al Barça
El objetivo de Neymar es regresar al Barça | AFP

Thomas Tuchel is convinced that Neymar "feels really happy" at Paris Saint-Germain and that he wants to become a leader in France. The comments surprise given the Brazilian's future and a possible return to Barcelona remain in the news.

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The PSG coach spoke before the game against Guingamp and assured: "I think Neymar feels really happy, he's professional. I think he feels good here, both in the dressing room and on the pitch, he is disciplined, he does a lot of things on the pitch. You have seen his statistics and what he does in training." 

In relation to his recent performances with the team, Tuchel added: "We are really satisfied with his work. I have the feeling he wants to prove he is capable of being a leader at PSG. That iss great for us, because as well as that, he is one of the best players in the world. 

"I have to speak with Neymar, to find out if it's really good for him to play every game or not. Against Pontivy, he came back in good form and wanted to play for 90 minutes."

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