Thomas Tuchel is adamant Neymar ‘feels very happy’ and wants to become a leader at Paris Saint-Germain, amid reports of a potential return to Barcelona.
Neymar is happy to play in any position for Paris Saint-Germain, according to teammate Julian Draxler.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel played down the severity of Neymar’s injury and believes the forward could feature again as soon as Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp criticised Neymar and his Paris Saint-Germain teammates after Liverpool’s 2-1 Group C loss in the Champions League.
Paris Saint-Germain squandered a chance to ignite their stuttering Champions League campaign as Napoli came from behind to earn a 1-1 home draw on Tuesday.
Thomas Tuchel has called for his Paris Saint-Germain team to produce more complete Champions League performances after they needed Angel Di Maria’s stoppage-time strike to claim a 2-2 draw with Napoli.
Neymar could be left out of Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 match against Saint-Etienne on Friday in order to keep him fresh for a Champions League clash with Liverpool.
Uefa intends to review the away-goals rule in continental competitions after leading coaches suggested the time is right for a change.
Neymar could continue to be used as a No 10 while Thomas Tuchel experiments with his Paris Saint-Germain side.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel declined to comment on links with Chelsea and France midfielder N’Golo Kante.