Neymar: 'Barca deserve much better' than current board

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Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has taken a shot at Barcelona's board, saying the club "deserve much better" than the current leadership.

The 25-year-old Brazilian departed Barca for PSG earlier this summer in a world-record €222 move, despite having signed a contract extension last year.

He's off to a flying start for the Ligue 1 side, scoring twice in his home debut on Sunday as PSG earned a 6-2 win over Toulouse.

And Neymar spoke to reporters after the win to shed some light on his exit from the Catalan club.

"When I arrived, everything started well but then... at Barcelona, there are directors that shouldn't be there. I'm very sad with them," he said in quotes published by Football Espana.


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"I had four very happy years there, but Barca deserve much better. I have a lot of friends there, I hope things get better for Barca and that they go back to being a team that can compete."

Neymar and PSG return to the pitch on Friday when they face Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 play.

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