Mon 13 February 2023 | 20:13

Neymar refers to PSG dressing room controversy as ‘a little discussion'

The Brazilian star of PSG was reportedly shouting at teammates after their defeat at the hands of Monaco.


cut a frustrated figure following PSG’s 3-1 loss to Monaco. It was reported earlier that Neymar was seen shouting at teammates Vitinha and Ekitike after the match but the Brazilian winger has played down the incident, calling it just “a little discussion”.

"It happened, a little discussion, we didn't agree,"

the Brazilian said in a press conference.

"It happens to us every day, but I love them all, it's like with my girlfriend. Football is not just love, not just friendship. There is respect but it happens to have discussions. We are not used to losing, when there are defeats, of course it disturbs us. It is part of the process to improve.

"For the locker room, it is sometimes lies what comes out in the press and it goes around the world. Rumours have happened to come out at key moments of the season. We have to look for what's going on, it's not normal for stories to come out in the press, it has to stay between us. We have to walk together. When there's news like that, we're angry. I guarantee you that a lot of information is wrong, some is true."

The dressing room situation at


doesn’t seem ideal as club captain Marquinhos pointed out to it being complicated at times. He himself has had disagreements with Presnel Kimpembe following the 3-1 defeat.

"When there is frustration, it has to come out,"

Galtier said.

"I have been leading this way for years. You have to listen to them but they also have to listen to me. There is frustration that breeds anger. We talked, I listened to them, I hope they listened to me too."



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