Neymar refuses comparison with Barca skipper Messi

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 03/10/2018

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has refused comparison with Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi ahead of the Champions League clash against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday at the Parc des Princes.

Neymar spoke with the press ahead of PSG's match against Red Star Belgrade, "I gave my best, but I'm frustrated with this competition. "I won't whine for the rest of my life, as I have more reasons to be happy than to be sad nowadays."

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The Brazilian forward spoke about his preferred position on the pitch."I like playing as a No.10 because I can control the game and help my colleagues," he added."I didn't ask [to be put at] this position and the coach preferred to put me there.

"I play in the same way I played at Santos and Barcelona, creating chances and shooting too, but at the PSG I play in a bit of a different way, although I like touching the ball."I don't want any comparisons with Lionel Messi."Neymar went on to talk about his talented teammate Kylian Mbappe."He is tough and I am very happy to develop by his side," he noted.

"He is a very offensive player who likes to win and when he doesn't win you feel it from his face after the game, it's something that may last a few days."

Paris Saint-Germain lost their first game against Liverpool at the Anfield on 3-2 scoreline, they hope to come out smoking when they take on Serbian team in their second game in the Champions League.