FC Barcelona does not want to launch a new "war" with PSG in the Neymar affair. At least that is what can be deduced from the interview that the president of Barca Josep Maria Bartomeu granted to the PA.
In this interview, as planned, he was asked about the position of the summer soap opera. He also spoke about the substitutions chosen after the departure of the Brazilian star. Bartomeu opted for moderation. "After what happened last summer, he is still a PSG player. Therefore, we must have the greatest respect for a club and its players, he said without wanting to open the case again.
The signatures of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele, as a replacement for Neymar, did not convince Camp Nou. However, Bartomeu explains that everything has its time. "Getting to Barca and succeeding is not easy. Ousmane has been unlucky with injuries, but we rely heavily on his talent. Adapting Coutinho has not been so easy. This year, we opted for a loan at Bayern Munich. But Coutinho is a world class star »he recalled.
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