‘Neymar Needs To Switch Sports To Leave Messi Shadow’
‘Paris Saint-Germain Neymar Needs To Switch Sports To Leave FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi Shadow’
A former FC Barcelona teammate of Lionel Messi has insisted that Neymar should switch sports if he would like to leave the Argentine’s shadow.
The likes of Dani Alves, Pele and his father, Neymar Snr., all suggested that the 26-year-old had to leave the Camp Nou to showcase his talent and they backed his choice of club, Paris Saint-Germain.
While appearing on television on Tuesday night, former France international Thierry Henry was asked if he thought Neymar was stuck in Messi’s shadow during his time at the Catalan club.
"I don't know if Neymar left Barcelona to get out of the shadow of Messi. What is true is that all players are in the shadow of Messi and if Neymar doesn't want to be, he should change sport." Henry said, according to Sport.
The former Santos star has been linked with a return to LaLiga in recent months, with reports suggesting he could choose the colours of Real Madrid.
Henry, who played alongside Messi at Barcelona, made 121 appearances for the Blaugrana, scoring 49 goals and further assisting in 26 more.
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