Arsene Wenger feels financial gains or the desire to become a central figure encouraged Neymar to leave Barcelona for PSG, adding that many football stars aspire to play alongside the best talent in the world, but Neymar “decided to go the other way.”
Paris Saint-Germain caused stir around the wold, offering 222 million pounds to lure the Brazilian forward from Barcelona.
Arsenal‘s manager, speaking to beIN SPORTS, acknowledged his surprise that a global talent in the prime of his career would choose to leave the La Liga giants.
“Neymar never expressed exactly in his statement the reasons of his move, because there is always a huge desire for the players to play with the best players,” Wenger said, adding, “He decided to go the other way, so that is…for financial reasons, or for reasons that he thinks Paris Saint-Germain is tomorrow’s club and will take over from Real Madrid and Barcelona. Or maybe for individual reasons, such as maybe he wants to become the player that the team turns around, and to be acknowledged as the best player in the world.”
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