Sergio Ramos‘go to Paris Saint-Germain last summer was one of many who sent out a message across Europe with the arrival of Ahraf hakimi, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Lionel Messi other.
But Bouquets‘the move did not go quite according to plan, that PSG sports director Leonardo you have since confessed.
“We didn’t expect to be without Ramos for four or five months,” Leonardo said in an interview with Europe 1 in which he also discussed Kylian Mbappe and Mauricio Pochettino…
“We knew he had injuries last season that we would have to deal with, but it’s true that we had some surprises.
“There was some tension, but we prepared as best we could and then retreated. But now he’s on the right track. It will be so important for him to be with us in the second half of the season. “
No contact with Zidane
Despite the rumors surrounding Pochettino most of their time in Paris and, especially this season, Leonardo denies it PSG ever signed a former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane about the successor of the Argentine.
“We have never contacted Zidane or any other coach “, Leonardo said. “We have never contacted Zidane… “
Keylor vs. Donnarumma, Messi and the Truth About Neymar
Gianluigi Donnarumma arrived in Parc des Princes after winning Euro 2020 and was named the best player of the tournament, but it was difficult for him to find time to play due to Keylor Navas‘form.
“We have two 22 year olds PSG: Ahraf and Donnarumma, ” Leonardo said. “For me, they are the best right-back and goalkeeper in the world.
“With Keylor we have two goalkeepers who are nominated for the Ballon d’Or 10.
Leonardothen attention turned to Lionel Messi, saying that he has no doubts about the Argentinean.
“Messi indisputably ” Leonardo said. “If you start arguing about Messi-And you don’t know anything about football.
“His numbers are incredible. He and Mbappe took part in almost all the heads of the club. He is determined and has played the same way for 20 years.
“Things change when there are different players on the team, but he adapts easily because he is a genius.”
Neymar since joining PSG, but Leonardo talked about the true side of the player.
“I’m glad he has a documentary [on Netflix] exit, ” Leonardo said. “He’s going to show his real self.”
“He is not a monster, he is a very nice guy, and it will show.
“People got a little confused about him. It’s true that he often went to parties, but actually Neymar did so much that he never showed. “