Saturday, 20 January, 2018

Brazilian Ronaldo: Neymar Has Taken A Step Backwards

PSG without Neymar for Nantes trip PSG without Neymar for Nantes trip
Kristopher Love | 13 January, 2018, 07:00

He threatened to ruin his legacy among Barcelona fans though when he jumped ship for Ligue 1 giants PSG five months ago.

The 25-year-old has certainly not struggled since his switch, scoring 20 goals in all competitions for PSG.

PSG sold the ambition to Neymar that he would be their main man in their quest to become champions of Europe. Ronaldo believes that his decision to play for PSG was a bad move for his career.

'But there are challenges that everyone seeks. His decision may have made him the most expensive player of all time, but a move to Ligue 1 is surely a step back in his pursuit of glory.

PSG hopes to continue their fantastic run in the competition as they are the most successful French club in the French Coupe de la Ligue, winning the title seven times while their opponent Rennes is still chasing their first.

Such a move would obliterate Neymar's current world-record transfer ahead of the 2017/18 campaign - it's claimed only United and Madrid have the funds to pull off such an audacious move.

Neymar could be heading back to La Liga in the future if reports in Spain deem to be true.

There are various factors which have given Real Madrid confidence they can finalise one of the most controversial transfers in history.