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Lionel Messi Sets Challenge For Neymar And Mbappe After PSG Masterclass Against Man City

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Lionel Messi Sets Challenge For Neymar And Mbappe After PSG Masterclass Against Man City

Lionel Messi has set a challenge for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe following his masterclass against Manchester City.

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Messi scored his first PSG goal in his side's 2-0 win over Man City in the Champions League on Tuesday.

He curled home a stunning strike with Mbappe playing a big role in the goal, providing a delicate assist.

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The six-time Ballon d'Or winner has now challenged his PSG teammates to raise their level of play ahead of the rest of the season.

Speaking after PSG's big win, he said: "It was a great opponent. It was very important for us to win after the draw against Bruges.

"I'm really happy to have scored. I haven't played a lot recently. Just one match at the Parc des Princes, this is my second time here.

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"I'm slowly adapting to my new team, my new teammates. The important thing is to have won and to keep progressing."

On Mbappe and Neymar, he added: "The more we [him, Neymar and Mbappe] play together, the better it will be.

"We all have to progress together and raise our level of play. We played well, we have to give it our all and keep doing so.

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"We won an important game against a very big rival, with great players, who were in the Champions League final last season.

"It's an important win for us. We have to keep progressing and work on a lot of aspects."

Image: PA
Image: PA

Messi delivered a stunning display against Man City following a period of settling into the team.

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His new club have laid down the marker in a bid to become European champions.

Featured Image Credit: YouTube/PA

Topics: Paris Saint-Germain, Football, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe

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