CANNOT, Tuchel

Tuchel: PSG cannot sell Neymar without buying a replacement –

August 19, 2019

Ligue 1 Spoke after defeat to Rennes

Paris Saint-GermaincoachThomas Tuchelhas made no secret of the fact thatNeymarcould leave the club in the summer.

Nevertheless, after his side’s surprise 2-1 defeat againstRenneson Sunday, the German remained adamant that the Brazilian cannot depart without the club bringing in a replacement.

“We can’t loseNeymarwithout replacing him,” he said after the game.

“If we keep him, we have a player that can win the one-on-ones and that is sometimes necessary.

“Nothing has changed [regarding Neymar’s situation]. The market is open, it will not be resolved today or tomorrow, things are not set in stone,” he insisted.

Asked about why Neymar was not in the squad,Tuchelinsisted that he is not yet in a condition to play.

“It is not possible for him to play because he has not yet done any training with the others and the risk of injury is too great,”Tuchelstated.