It has been some months now, after the incident between the two in a Barcelona training session during their US tour, last summer. Nelson Semedo talked to Maisfutebol, and was asked, among other things, about what happened with Neymar back then.
I had just arrived and one of the most important players on the team got in a fight with me. It annoyed me at the time but I also understood he was going through a difficult moment and he wanted to leave – although I had no idea he would actually go
the Portuguese said, going back to the day when a challenge of his in training, irritated Neymar that much as to attack him, with Sergi Busquets needing to intervene so as to… avoid the worst.
It didn’t set me back, it was a normal situation in training. The repercussions went way beyond a normal level. Personally, it didn’t affect me because I had the support of the team and my friends, but it obviously influenced me
the 24-year-old said. As for Neymar’s decision to leave Barcelona for PSG;
The rest of the dressing room expected it. I didn’t imagine at that time that he would leave for PSG. It surprised me, like the rest of the fans who were shocked
the Portuguese right-back said.