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Marquinhos on Messi’s rumored link with PSG

Wed 16 December 2020 | 11:08

The Brazilian spoke of the rumors revolving around the Argentine star’s future with Barcelona.

Marquinhos

called

Lionel Messi

a

"great player"

as he addressed the rumors around his move from

Barcelona

to

Paris Saint-Germain

. The

Argentina

international, who was willing to leave Camp Nou during the summer, has only six months left to his contract with the Catalonians.

The speculations over Messi’s future continue as

Manchester City

,

Inter

, and recently PSG joined the race for signing the Ballon d’Or winner.

Expressing his admiration of the player,

Marquinhos

said:

We'll see what happens. At times we are rivals with the national team and at club level. Messi is a great player."

"We all know what he is capable of and we will see what happens."

The Brazilian defender also talked about their

Champions League

encounter with Barcelona adding:

"It's a great match to play in. It's a great opponent and a great challenge. We expect a great battle and we will have to be prepared for this match."

"We saw the draw; there were not many opponents left, we were ready to see any opponent come out."

Later he spoke of

Neymar

, who had a major role in Barca’s win over PSG in 2016-17 competition, admitting that the player would have the same effect on Tuchel’s squad.

"The team has changed a lot at home. We have more maturity, the context will be very different. Neymar hurt us at that time,"

he added.

"Now he is with us and he really wants to play this match and make us win."


source: SportMob