Paris Saint-Germain fans have been protesting against club management and players due to their recent poor form in 2023. Lionel Messi has been suspended for two weeks following an unauthorized trip to Saudi Arabia
Fans are frustrated with big-name signings like Messi and Neymar who were brought in to win the Champions League but have failed to deliver Europe’s top trophy. Neymar has not played since sustaining an ankle injury back in February. The club has already decided they will not extend Messi’s contract which expires at the end of the season.
The protests began outside the club’s headquarters and outside Neymar’s house, calling for the board to resign and criticizing “overrated players” . PSG ultras have expressed their frustration at the current situation at the club and taken aim at superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar. “Messi, son of a b****!” supporters were heard chanting following news the World Cup winner has been suspended for two weeks for an unauthorized trip to Saudi Arabia.
The club has already decided they will not extend the Argentine’s contract which expires at the end of the season. “Neymar get lost” was also heard, with fans making their frustration at the team’s big-name signings crystal clear. The Brazil international has not played for PSG since sustaining an ankle injury back in February and remains on the sidelines. Messi and Neymar were brought to PSG in a bid to win the Champions League for the first time in the club’s history but have failed to deliver Europe’s top trophy.
PSG are currently on course to win Ligue 1 this season but their form in 2023 has been poor. PSG have already been beaten six times in Ligue 1 since the turn of the year and were knocked out of the French Cup by Marseille. The team return to action on Sunday in the league at Troyes. However, Galtier’s side will be without Messi after he was suspended. The Argentina international reportedly decided to leave the club over a month ago and has been in talks over a move to Saudi Arabia