Neymar’s mediocre performance against Manchester City was not to the liking of Jérôme Rothen. It will be necessary to raise the tone with the Brazilian according to him.
In the absence of Kylian Mbappé, this Tuesday evening at the Etihad Stadium, Neymar was to show the way to his teammates in attack after the failure of the first leg (1-2). A mission that the former winger of the FC Barcelona. Having completely passed through during this crucial meeting, the Brazilian was only a shadow of himself against a big team of the Citizens. To the commentaries of the match for RMC Sport, Jérôme Rothen made the link between Neymar’s performance and his expected extension over the coming months.
” Neymar, we expect more and me the first! This player is incredible when he is alone in his head and he has players in front who make the movements, confided the French technician. I’m going to blame things, but not just for Neymar. You want to extend it but you also have to reframe it! When he is not as good as he is today, you have to tell him. The Sporting Director passes him the ointment because it must be prolonged. If they want to pass the course with Neymar, it has to be done through behavior. “
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