Tensions between players and behavioral problems at PSG?

Solid leader in Ligue 1 and qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League, PSG has a series of good results despite a level of play that does not finish convincing in view of the XXL transfer window carried out by the club of the capital last summer .

However, all is not rosy in the former club of Thomas Meunier. According to the French sports daily L’Equipe, the first quarter was not a long quiet river following certain behavioral problems creating tensions in the Parisian locker room.

The first protagonist of these tensions? Neymar. The Brazilian star would have arrived (very) late to an obligation with the sponsors. Furious, the leaders wanted to sanction him before turning back for fear that it would leak into the media.

Some players in the locker room would also like Leonardo and Mauricio Pochettino, considered too lax. Another example ? The Mauro Icardi-Wanda Nara saga. The player had been allowed to miss a Champions League match to travel to Milan and try to win back the heart of his sweetheart. According to our Parisian colleagues, tensions are also emerging between the two world-class goalkeepers: Keylor Navas and Gianluigi Donnarumma.

These problems would also make some executives think. Presnel Kimpembe, under contract until 2024, would not close the door to a possible Premier League departure.

Before starting the season, PSG knew the risk they were taking. With a wardrobe full of stars, Parisians are in the spotlight all day long. And every little gesture of discontent spills a lot of ink …



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