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There are Barcelona directors that shouldn't be there, blasts Neymar

Neymar has launched a scathing verbal attack on his former club Barcelona and the men responsible for running the club, with the world's most expensive player claiming "there are directors that shouldn't be there".

The 25-year-old completed an acrimonious move from Barca to Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the month for a world record £200m, with the Spanish club publicly voicing their unhappiness over the way Neymar handled his departure having signed a long-term contract just last summer.

After scoring twice on his home debut for PSG in the 6-2 rout of Toulouse on Sunday night, Neymar took the chance to respond to the negative waves that have come out of the Nou Camp since his departure, and he took aim in particular at the board members that he encountered during his four-year stint in Barcelona.

"When I arrived, everything started well, but then... at Barcelona there are directors that shouldn't be there. I'm very sad with them," Neymar said.

"I had four very happy years there, but Barca deserve much better. I have a lot of friends there, I hope things get better for Barca and that they go back to being a team that can compete."

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