According to the Napoli manager, Neymar will make life harder for Blaugrana manager Ernesto Valverde, complicating his choice for starters.
The Neymar saga continues as the Brazilian is still rumored to be joining Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona.
The Paris Saint-Germain player is still training with the French La Liga side, but there are some rumors he might be leaving them soon.
But while that happens, Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti believes the Brazilian will have a difficult time at Barcelona, making coach Ernesto Valverde’s life very difficult.
“If Neymar arrives it won’t be easy to name a starting lineup,” Ancelotti told Sport.
“Ernesto Valverde, that’s true, is capable of solving that.”
“He’s done it really well in the past.”
The Italian explained why it would be so difficult with all the attacking options: “They are all great strikers but I’ve always had the idea that winning is about the team and not one or five players.”
“It would be important for all those champions to know how to play together.”
Napoli is set to play against Barcelona tomorrow in their last friendly of the season: “It’ll be the same tomorrow.”
“We liked the first game a lot. It might be harder the second time around because Barcelona will know us better but we’ll try.”
“I don’t want to talk about James Rodriguez today. You’ve caught me on a bad day,” he said about the possibility of the Colombian joining the Partenopei.
— Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) August 6, 2019