The Catalan strategist declared himself an admirer of the Brazilian prior to the semi-finals of the Champions League
The Spanish Pep Guardiola, Manchester City coach, assures that if Neymar had stayed at Barcelona, together with Leo Messi and Luis Suárez, they would have won two or three Champions more.
The technician of the City appeared before the media in the previous match of the semifinals of the Champions League with the Paris Saint Germain and was full of compliments towards the Brazilian.
“I remember when I saw videos of Neymar everywhere and thought he was the king of Santos. The players were speechless. If Neymar had stayed at Barcelona, they would have won two or three more Champions. Messi, Suárez and he were the best trident of the world. He went to Paris, which doesn’t seem like a bad decision. I’m an admirer of his, “Guardiola said.
These will be the first semifinals of the Manchester Citand since he arrived Guardiola. The last ones were in 2016, lost to Real Madrid, when the coach was still the Chilean Manuel Pellegrini.
“We are not in the elite of this competition, but we want to be there. When the owners arrived, they wanted us to come to Europe and now we are lucky to be where we are. I am incredibly happy to travel to Paris to try to win the game and then play against Crystal Palace and win one of those two games that we need to be champions, “said Guardiola.
“The Premier League is the most important title, but the Champions League is the most beautiful,” he added.