Video: Messi claims Neymar knows leaving Barcelona was a ‘bad decision’

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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi thinks Neymar is aware he made a mistake when he left the club to join Paris Saint Germain in 2017.

As per BBC Sport, Neymar completed a world-record €220 million switch to Parc des Princes two years ago, after four trophy-laden years at Camp Nou.

The Brazilian’s time in France has been blighted by fitness and disciplinary issues, leading to one of the year’s longest-running transfer sagas which saw him heavily linked with a return to La Liga at either Barcelona or Real Madrid.

Neymar ended up staying at PSG for another season, but Messi claims his former teammate knows leaving Barca was a “bad decision”.

Neymar now plies his trade in Ligue 1 with PSG

When asked if the 27-year-old might regret securing a transfer away from Camp Nou, Messi told RAC 1: “I believe so, that shortly after leaving he realised he made a mistake and that he had taken a bad decision.”

Watch the full clip below.

(Pictures courtesy of RAC 1)

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