Messi has made PSG weaker – Michael Owen. Paris Saint-Germain are lopsided and are ‘more vulnerable’ with Lionel Messi in the side.
That is the questionable assessment of previous Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen, who was not intrigued with the Ligue 1 side’s shape in a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge on Tuesday night.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side neglected to beat the Belgians, with Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe disappointing front and center in the baffling draw.
The previous Spurs manager has battled to discover a harmony between the side’s elegant cutting edge and the remainder of the group so far this term.
What’s more, Owen trusts Messi’s presentation has really made the side more vulnerable, with the previous England expert support the Premier League’s unforeseen to go further in the Champions League.
‘However much we slobber over them, this PSG group with those advances, they’re all wonderful players by their own doing,’ Owen disclosed to BT Sport.
However, three together makes it more vulnerable for myself and I don’t actually comprehend why they’re one of the top picks for it (the Champions League). I think the English groups (Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Man United) are far, far predominant.’
Liverpool, City and Chelsea all got their missions off to winning beginnings with triumphs against AC Milan, RB Leipzig and Zenit separately.
Joined together, however, neglected to beat Young Boys in Switzerland after Aaron Wan-Bissaka was excused after Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener.