Luis Enrique replaces Messi as playmaker, a position which allows him more freedom on the pitch but where he must also participate in defensive tasks. Messi concludes the season with 16 goals and 13 assists in 40 games. He became team captain for the first time (replacing club colleague Jakub Błaszczykowski, due to injury) in a 2014 World Cup qualifier against San Marino and scored two penalty goals. Would a draw against Lorient have been enough to end the narrative of the institution bigger than the player? Absent from the match sheet against Lorient? Will these players summoned by Luis Campos and Luis Enrique be present on the match sheet on Saturday, for the match of the first day of Ligue 1 PSG-Lorient? The resounding return of the Brazilian to the field, during the last preparation match against the Koreans of Jeonbuk – during which he signed a brace and an assist – did not seem to have reversed the trend. In the second half, Loutfulla Turaev continued to scare the South Koreans with a header skimming the empty goal post, then South Korea, relying in particular on the speed of his wingers Son Heung-min from Bayer Leverkusen and Lee Keun -ho of El Jaish SC regained control of the game, still being very constructive and creative, but Uzbekistan held on for the remainder of regulation time.
At PSG as in the other clubs, in full media day this Wednesday also to respond to the requests of the LFP, the players pushed to the start are not invited for official photos. Other players, like Carlos Soler, participated well in the media day. The president's adviser and the Parisian technician informed them that Paris were not counting on them this season. From that date, he became a midfielder and played in all league matches. Chelsea have reached an agreement with Brighton to acquire defensive midfielder Moises Caicedo for 115 million pounds (133 million euros), British media claim on Monday. But the media then indicated that the player was hesitant about his future destination, preventing the conclusion of the transaction. Best young player for World Soccer. The Marseille club specifies that “the player was authorized to travel in order to pass his medical examination and deepen the discussions.
Former French international Dimitri Payet will bounce back in Brazil after leaving Olympique de Marseille, heading to Vasco da Gama, where he signed "a pre-contract", the Rio de Janeiro club announced on Sunday. Payet signed a pre-contract with Vasco. Dimitri Payet, so far without a club, offered him a Do Brasil contract, at Vasco da Gama. Vasco Da Gama is in relegation position after 17 contested days. Present in the stands for OM-Reims, the former French international will join the Brazilian club Vasco Da Gama, which is preparing "a big announcement at 10 a.m. (3 p.m. French time". Thanks to this victory, the club makes the first double Cup-Championship in its history. This meeting is marked by two injuries on the Parisian side. Concerning Marco Verratti, RMC Sport confirmed two weeks ago a reciprocal interest in Saudi Arabia. Mbappé, returning to the workforce of PSG should not more playing with Neymar, always closer to Saudi Arabia and Al-Hilal According to our information, at least five players have been called up by Luis Campos and Luis Enrique: Neymar, Marco Verratti but also Renato Sanches, Hugo Ekitike and Juan Bernat.
The two players under contract with Paris Saint-Germain, Leandro Parades and Renato Sanches will join José Mourinho's AS Roma, according to the team. The Paris Saint-Germain striker, so far refractory to the idea, no longer says no to a year off in Paris. The formalization of the departure of Ney is only a matter of time, except rebound. In grey, the German team does not play in the competition in question. As mentioned by RMC Sport, PSG's desire to part ways with Neymar is nothing new. According to RMC Sport, ronaldo 7 discussions will take place on Sunday at the Poissy training center. The Brazilian's salary was around €17m net in his last year with Blaugrana, according to RMC. The amount of the Neymar operation could cost 80 million euros fixed and an additional 40 million euros in “easily attainable” bonuses, they say in Spain. My analysis: the sale of Neymar in Saudi Arabia will only be a good deal up to 100 million euros. The 21-year-old Ecuadorian international was also coveted by Liverpool, whose coach Jürgen Kloppp even announced a deal with Brighton on Friday for 110 million pounds.