Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has accused Marseille's Dimitri Payet of deliberately trying to injure compatriot and team-mate Neymar in Sunday's Ligue 1 clash.
PSG beat their arch rivals 3-0 at the
Brazil manager Tite on his World Cup side: "A front four of Coutinho and Neymar as playmakers, behind the two strikers Jesus and Firmino, could be our solution."— bet365 (@bet365) February 27, 2018
Neymar was fouled a total of eight times before he was taken off due to injury, but Marseilles left-back Jordan Armavi has hit back at Silva's claims and instead accused Neymar of playing for fouls.
Emery has called for calm amid Neymar furore & says there is a small chance he could still play vs. Real Madrid.— Jonathan Johnson (@Jon_LeGossip) February 27, 2018
“We play normally but he looks for the foul," the former Aston Villa defender insisted.
"That is what I see on the pitch – he waits for us to close him down and he lets the ball go at the last moment.
"So what does he expect? I think he looks for a bit. Everyone knows he has talent but he throws himself a bit easily."