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Barcelona Legend Calls Neymar 'A Bomb In The Locker Room'


Neymar Jr has always been a controversial player. While some people love him because of his talent and ability to make a difference in the pitch, others claim he's too much of a problem for any team to deal with.

The Brazilian's rockstar attitude has gotten him in a lot of trouble earlier in the past and he's facing a lot of scrutinies right now as he tries to force his way out of Paris Saint-Germain.

Hence, Barcelona legend Hristo Stoichkov spoke up to urge the team not to bring him back, claiming he'd bring nothing but trouble and that they don't need him to succeed next season:

“Barcelona does not need Neymar. He has no place because there are already important players. There is (Ousmane) Dembele, Antoine Griezmann, (Luis) Suarez and (Lionel) Messi. Where is he going to play? He would be a bomb inside the locker room," Stoichkov told Univision.

The Bulgarian striker thinks there's no place for Neymar, but one of the biggest issues about bringing him back would be the huge investment the Catalans would be forced to do:

"For my part, I don't want him to come back. Sure, there is a group of players who want him to return and ask the president to make an effort, but Barca will not spend a single euro bringing back because they have no money to pay PSG," he added.

Moreover, Stoichkov considers offering players to Paris Saint-Germain to sweeten a deal for Neymar is a huge disrespect to Barcelona's current players.

“Players offered to PSG? It is disrespectful. For example, Rakitic is a great worker, a very humble boy who has never let his guard down and has always defended the interests of Barcelona. Coutinho? He cost a lot of money but has a lot of football in him and I defend him. Hopefully, no Barcelona player leaves," he concluded.

Neymar's time at Parc des Princes is running out and is not a matter of if but when he'll leave, with Real Madrid also trying to win his sweepstakes and take him back to Spain.