Following Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 victory over Montpellier Hérault SC, there was some controversy about whether there was a rift between Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. Cameras caught the 22-year-old upset about not receiving a pass.
Ahead of the UEFA Champions League matchup against Manchester City, manager Mauricio Pochettino had to diffuse any further lingering controversy during his press conference.
The Argentine tactician made it clear that these things happen, and there’s nothing further to discuss regarding their relationship.
“They are amazing guys, competitors. These are things that can happen on the pitch. They spoke to each other, I also discussed with them,” Pochettino said. “In training, they were laughing. These are things that sometimes happen. There is more noise than reality, but it is something completely mastered.