Pochettino: Neymar really wanted to play against Barcelona

PSG head coach Mauricio Pochettino commented on the injury striker Neymar, due to which he will not be able to play against Barcelona in the first leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League.

“I don’t know if Neymar will ask to go to Brazil during his recovery. It will depend on the medical opinion. Such concessions 1xbet APK necessary, because it allows players to recover faster.

We hope that the recovery process will be favorable. I expect that Neymar will be in the ranks for the second leg against Barcelona, ​​his motivation is very high. He really wanted to play against Barcelona and now he is disappointed with the situation. Neymar was made for these matches, that’s why it hurt him so much.

For us, the fact that we lost Neymar and Di Maria is a serious problem, but we need to adapt. It will be a challenge for the team,” Pochettino said ESPN.

Neymar has previously spoken out about his injury.