Messi, Neymar and Mbappe .. a mismatched trio in Paris Saint-Germain

Messi, Neymar and Mbappe .. a mismatched trio in Paris Saint-Germain

The French team Paris Saint-Germain has an offensive line consisting of three players among the best in the world:

One of them is Argentine Lionel Messi, who won the Ballon d’Or 6 times in his career.

And the other Brazilian Neymar, the most expensive player in the history of football.

The third is Kylian Mbappe, one of the most promising players in the world of football.

Despite the individual capabilities of each player of this attacking trio, they have not yet succeeded in adapting together or presenting together the offensive performance expected of them.

The Paris team met on Sunday evening with Olympique Marseille in France’s Clasico.

The match ended in a goalless draw between the two teams, which indicates that the trio of dreams have not yet adapted to each other, despite participating together on more than one occasion.

The capabilities and danger of the PSG trio cannot be denied, and this was evident in two vital matches in the Champions League, against Manchester City in England, and Leipzig in Germany.

Despite that, there is no harmony or harmony yet between Neymar, Messi and Mbappe, and together they do not present their best levels.

Mauricio Pochettino relied on the aforementioned trio, along with Angel Di Maria, for the second time in the season, and despite the players’ capabilities, the Argentine coach failed to achieve success in both matches.

Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2017 for 222 million euros, began to worry the Parisian club’s fans because he was performing poorly and completely far from what the club and his fans expected of him.

Neymar has scored one goal since the start of the season, which proves that the Brazilian did not start the season with the same pattern and dynamism as other seasons.

Neymar’s sarcastic smile after being substituted in the match testifies that he does not feel comfortable, and this is one of the reasons for the team’s suffering and the decline in its performance.

The Brazilian’s positioning at the center of the attack line forced Pochettino to involve Messi in the center of the wing, which affected his performance as well.

Messi, the favorite to win the Ballon d’Or, is still adjusting to his new club and the only one he joined after spending his entire career in Barcelona.

Messi failed to do well in the winger position, and this increased the pressure on Moroccan Achraf Hakimi, who was shown a red card in France’s Clasico.

With the expulsion of Hakimi, Messi returned to his normal position, but Paris Saint-Germain had lost control of the match, and barely gave Marseille, the Argentine, spaces.

As for Mbappe, he is in good shape, taking charge of the leadership of the team in recent weeks.

Lionel scored two goals in the Leipzig match, but Mbappe, who opened the scoring for his team in that match, was the one who revitalized his team and was the man of the match.

Mystery still surrounds Mbappe’s future, so the player is doing his best to make the Paris public forget the issue of renewing his contract, which expires in the summer of 2022.

Mbappe scored 6 goals in the French League and one in the Champions League so far, and is the most decisive player in the team since the beginning of the season.

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