Paris Saint Germain (PSG) attacker Neymar has disclosed that highly rated Barcelona youngster Pedri reminds him of Andres Iniesta. The Brazilian superstar made the comparison between Andres Iniesta and Pedriduring a recent interview with DAZN as he was asked to use one word to describe some players.
On Pedri, Neymar said classic and that he reminds him of Spanish football legend Iniesta. Neymar and Andres Iniesta were teammates at Barcelona for four years until the Brazilian left the club to sign for PSG in a world-record £200m fee. Young Barcelona midfielder Pedri has starred for the Catalan giants in the past two seasons on the back of his transfer from fellow Spanish team Las Palmas in the summer of 2020. Also, he has 12 caps for Spain. Pedri was the best young player at the Euro 2020 tournament held last summer as he helped his country to a last four place. They were knocked by eventual winners Spain via penalty shootout.
Pedri hasbeen very vocal about Barcelona legend Iniesta his idol. Andres Iniesta is still going strong as a professional footballer at the age of 38 at Vissel Kobe in the Japanese top flight.
Apart from Pedri, Neymar was also asked about PSG teammate Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane during the aforementioned interview. He used genius to describe Messi and Ronaldo. Neymar and Messi were teammates at Barcelona as part of a lethal front trio alongside Luis Suarez. Four years after his Barcelona exit, Messi went to join Neymar at French side PSG following his free transfer move to the club last summer on a two-year deal plus the option of a third year.
On Kane, Neymar used intelligent to describe the Tottenham Hotspur striker who recently broke the record for the most Premier League goals at one club.