The Brazilian reassured about his future in the French capital and responded to Joshua Kimmich.
PSG star Neymar has confirmed he is set to extend his contract with the club after helping them eliminate Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday. Bayern won the second leg of the quarter-finals 1-0, but PSG advanced to the semi-final thanks to the away goals rule after an aggregate result of 3-3. After the game, Neymar, whose current contract expires in 2022, said his extension was “no longer a problem” as he feels good at PSG.
PSG-Bayern (0-1) – Nasser Al Khelaïfi: “Neymar and Kylian Mbappé have no excuses to leave”
At the microphone of TNT Sports Brasil after the meeting, Neymar was asked about the progress of his contract extension, to which he replied in a relaxed manner: “This contract extension with PSG is no longer a subject. It is no longer a problem. Obviously I feel very comfortable here and at home at PSG. I feel happier than I was before “. PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi added his belief that neither Neymar nor Kylian Mbappe had a reason to leave the club.
“We have invested a lot in this club to win the Champions League and all the trophies at stake. Neymar and Kylian Mbappé have no excuses to leave. We really have everything to win all the tournaments. We are a great team. today. We have respect for others but we are there with them. We are working. And it is not over. We need to continue, to remain calm because the Champions League is not over. We need to work more every day. Confidence is there. The secret is work. Details make the difference too“, explained Nasser Al-Khelaïfi at the microphone of RMC Sport.
Neymar justifies his celebration in front of Kimmich
“Kimmich falou que já estava Garantido na semi, mas você pode ter a posse de bola que for, vem um em 5 minutos e leva!”. @neymarjr fala sobre a comemoração na frente do Kimmich, #NeyDay, se vai ficar no PSG e mais! Veja a exclusiva para a nossa @isabelapagliari! #CasaDaChampions pic.twitter.com/FDvRFDjE1G
– TNT Sports Brasil (@TNTSportsBR) April 13, 2021
Both players will see their current contracts expire in 2022, with Neymar appearing to be closer than Mbappe to signing a new contract. Mbappe has been more heavily linked with a move recently, with Real Madrid as the most likely home base if leaving. Sources close to Mbappé told Goal that the attacker retained the ambition of a child to play for the Merengue. Although the Santiago Bernabeu residents are optimistic about the possibility of a deal, there are still many hurdles to overcome before Mbappe can join Real.
Flick: “Bayern were better than PSG on both sets”
At the microphone of TNT Sports Brasil, Neymar also took the opportunity to respond to Joshua Kimmich. Before the return leg, the German had expressed his confidence on the site of Bayern Munich: “We were the best team in the first leg, but unfortunately the result was not up to par. But I’m still convinced that we can turn things around in the second leg.” The Brazilian therefore threw a spade at Joshua Kimmich.
“It wasn’t even a celebration to provoke. It was done in front of him, but it was fate that made him stand there. Kimmich spoke saying they were the best, that they were going. pass, that they were sure to go halfway. But you can have as much possession of the ball as you want, you can sing day and night, it can all be done in five minutes, “ concluded the Brazilian international very happy after the qualification of PSG.