Neymar: PSG director Leonardo claims Brazilian star, Mbappe are world's best players

Neymar: PSG director Leonardo claims Brazilian star, Mbappe are world's best players

- Neymar and Mbappe have been spectacular for PSG in recent seasons

- The pair helped the club to an amazing treble at the just concluded campaign

- PSG director Leonardo has said after Ronaldo and Messi, both PSG stars are the world's best

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Neymar and Mbappe have been described as the two best players in the world according to Paris Saint Germain director Leonardo who is backing both players to remain at the club

Leonardo further claimed that both stars are the two best players in the world at the moment, apart from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

He believes that Neymar and Mbappe are the best strikers currently after the pair fired the French club to a domestic treble last season as they also reached the Champions League final for the first time.

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The 21-year-old Mbappe scored 30 goals in all competitions at the just concluded season, while Neymar managed 19 despite missing several games due to injury.

The duo has been tipped to succeed the legendary Ronaldo and Messi who have both dominated the football space for about a decade and a half.

Neymar and Mbappe have been consistently linked away from the Parisians, but Leonardo wants them to remain at the club as they seek more silverware, especially the Champions League title.

Neymar: PSG director Leonardo claims Brazilian star, Neymar world's best
Neymar celebrates a goal for PSG. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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"We want to continue with them. Everything is clear to everyone. We must continue with them," Leonardo told Canal+ and cited in GOAL.

"To have two players like that on the same team is huge. Messi and Ronaldo were each in their own club. We have the two best players in the world after Messi and Ronaldo."

There are rumours that PSG are ready to do away with coach Thomas Tuchel who has just a year left to appoint Massimiliano Allegri this year, but Leonardo says Tuchel has been amazing and he will likely continue with the club.

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"He did something fantastic. It's the best season in the club's history. We have time to talk about that," he added.

"We share a lot of things, we talk about the transfer market all the time. There is always a conversation about signing a player. Tuchel always validates the choice of players." earlier reported that Lionel Messi could become the most expensive footballer in the world at the age of 33 if he leaves Barcelona this season.

The Argentine has been linked with a move to Manchester City and this would reunite him with his former boss Pep Guardiola.

Although, some quarters believe he will join Inter Milan in a bid to renew rivalry with Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

The likes of Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and most recently, the Old Lady have also shown interest in the six-time Ballon d'Or winner, but he has finally agreed to stay at Barcelona.

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