Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has urged Paris Saint-Germain stars, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, to justify their label as the “nightmare trio.”
Berbatov believes Messi, Neymar and Mbappe have not fulfilled their expectations yet at PSG.
DAILY POST reports that this is coming less than two days after PSG lost 2-1 to Manchester City in a Champions League tie on Wednesday.
“I don’t think PSG’s star-studded frontline is working at the moment. I think there is a glimpse of what it can be, but it’s not there yet. They are trying, I can see that. But at the same time, when they play big teams like Man City, you could sometimes see that they knew exactly how this trio was going to play, how they were going to pass – they were predictable – and the City players read the game and knew how to stop it.
“They [Messi, Neymar, Mbappe] need to do a lot of work to make it click.
“Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe need to justify that label of ‘the nightmare trio’ for the defence. They can produce a much better play and help the team produce good results,” Berbatov wrote in his Betfair column.
Messi has scored just four goals and registered two assists in 10 appearances across all competitions for Mauricio Pochettino’s side this season.
Neymar has scored just three goals and provided three assists in 13 appearances across all competitions for PSG.
Mbappe, on the other hand, has scored nine goals and registered 12 assists.