Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are at the top of the Ligue 1 standings after eight games. New boss Christophe Galtier has been outstanding since taking charge of the Parisians, going unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions, winning 10 of them.
On that note, here are the main Paris Saint-Germain transfer stories as of September 27, 2022:
Lionel Messi strikes relationship with Neymar
Lionel Messi says he and Neymar knew it. The two world football superstars forged an amazing partnership in Barcelona while working together at Camp Nou. Along with Luis Suarez, they formed the legendary “MSN”, arguably one of the best attacking trios in the history of the game.
That partnership fell apart when Neymar moved to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017. However, Messi’s arrival at the Parc des Princes has rekindled the telepathic understanding between the two. Last season, Neymar adjusted to life in French football, and the Argentine received a lot of support from Neymar. The two won gold in Paris in this campaign.
Messi has been lining up for Paris Saint-Germain this season, and Neymar has returned to his best form as a result. It was clear that the two of them enjoyed each other’s company on the pitch.
Talk to TUDN by Paris Saint-Germain talkMessi expressed his pleasure to play alongside Neymar again.
“With Ney, we knew it; we had a lot of fun together at Barca. Then life made us find ourselves in Paris. I was happy to play with him and pass him by every day.” Messi said.
Messi has scored 6 goals and 8 assists in 11 games this season, while Neymar has played 11 times.
Keylor Navas unlikely to join Napoli in January, says Ciro Venerato
According to Ciro Venerato, Keylor Navas is unlikely to join Napoli this winter. The Costa Rican is set to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer and Napoli are interested in his signature. However, the Serie A club ultimately chose not to invest in him.
Talk to RaInEWS24 by Paris Saint-Germain talkVenerato has said that Napoli will not return to Navas in January.
“Napoli’s future is only Alex Merrett. Goalkeeper ready to renew, no shadows behind him. Totally denying that Navas could be back in January. Chances of seeing him in Azzurri are zero; The Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper was not considered,” Venarato said.
“Even Jorge Mendes is well aware of this and, unsurprisingly, has recommended his clients to Premier League and La Liga clubs. … Napoli will not be looking for another goalkeeper in January. “
Navas has yet to play for Paris this season
Leandro Paredes reveals reason to leave Paris Saint-Germain
Leandro Paredes Zeng said it would be difficult for him to leave Paris this summer because of Lionel Messi.Paredes opts to move to Juventus On loan, the Parisians have also invested heavily in their midfield this summer.
Talk to ESPN Argentina, by Paris Saint-Germain talkParedes said he moved in search of regular football.
“It was one of those things of balance, being close to Leo and enjoying him, continuing to connect with myself in the best way possible, but when we were comparing everything, I decided to go out and find a few minutes,” Paredes said.
Paredes added that the move could help him prepare for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year.
“It was a difficult decision, changing the club’s decision before the World Cup because of adaptation. I think I made the right decision, I needed a few minutes to get to Qatar in the best possible way and I think it was the right thing to do, ‘ said Paredes.
Paredes has made five appearances for the Bianconeri this season