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PSG fans who were concerned about Neymar walking out the door should rest easy after tonight’s win over Marseille.
The Brazilian scored PSG’s second goal of the match in a 2-1 win over rival Marseille at the Trophee des Champions, earning new manager Mauricio Pochettino his first trophy as a manager.
Pochettino will hope that Neymar proves to be a big part of his plans at the Parc des Princes, but as objective According to the report, his contract with the French champions will expire in the summer of 2022, leaving the situation precarious.
However, it doesn’t take a body language expert to see that all the signs point to Neymar wanting to stay and work with Pochettino. Take a look at how he celebrated his goal against Marseille, running to the touchline and hugging his new boss.
That is important?
Neymar and Pochettino ??? pic.twitter.com/4wWJAlxEsS
– Gabs. (@GabrielaRamoos_) January 13, 2021
That is not all either. After the match, Neymar celebrated with the PSG crest between his teeth, a pretty clear sign of his affection for the club and a strong suggestion that he is going to stay.
When one of your star players does this while in the middle of a contract extension negotiation, the signs are generally positive if you are the management of PSG. pic.twitter.com/BIeitOQ9Ev
– Receive French football news (@GFFN) January 13, 2021
It seems like it might only be a matter of time before he compromises his future, but what about Kylian Mbappé?