Marquinhos rubbishes claims Mbappe performs better without Neymar

Sat 06 March 2021 | 13:05

The debate was generated that Mbappe performs better without Neymar after the France international scored a hat-trick against Barcelona in the Camp Nou.




has ruled out all the suggestions that


performs better for Paris Saint-Germain in absence of


. And he believes that the Frenchman functions even better alongside Neymar.

When asked by 


if Mbappe is a better player without Neymar in the side, Marquinhos said

: "No, we cannot go into these stories. 

"I see people talking, but we have to stop with nonsense like that.

"We always want to have the best players with us. If you ask Kylian, I think he also prefers when he has Ney next to him. 

"Kylian was there and did the right thing [against Barcelona], but other players also had importance in this game. 

"When the team is playing well, that's when the individuals come out even more.

"It (the performance against Barca) boosted his confidence. Scoring three goals at Camp Nou is something very important for him and for us.

"Everyone has understood what he is capable of. We are here to help him as much as possible. He is a leader on the field with his personality and his qualities. He had an exceptional match."

source: SportMob

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