Neymar has asked journalists "to stop and to behave correctly" with regards to stories concerning his rumored boredom at Paris Saint-Germain - the malicious paper trail isn't hard to follow - but there is one early fact that even those with the most skewed of anti-Neymar agendas can point to in Barcelona's post-Neymar era: the breaking of Barca's holy trident has markedly improved the side's defense.
'As I said before, I have more space to run into and, honest, for me it's much better. The 24-year-old shot stopper has impressed for Manchester City since moving in the summer and Cesar expects him to become one of the best.
Shawn Mendes wins best artist at MTV Europe Music Awards
The night's big victor , Mendes, sung his best song-winning track " There's Nothing Holding Me Back " from a huge light box. Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was honoured with the best pop prize, while Coldplay snatched the best rock award.
Los Blancos are "willing to pay 200 million euros to sign a star player" in 2018, or even the following summer, and Neymar is top of the list, according to Jose Felix Diaz at Marca.
But Mbappe conceded Neymar was just as susceptible to criticism as anyone else. "He's like us, he has two arms, two legs, a heart, so he can be affected by the criticism he is subjected to", Mbappe told French television channel TF1 on Sunday. He can be affected by the all the criticism he gets.
"From the outside he gives off a certain image, he doesn't appear to be affected... When you're on the inside, he opens up to you and shows that he's someone normal".
Fitzpatrick helps Bucs beat Jets 15-10, end 5-game skid
Fitzpatrick, facing the team he played for the past two seasons, completed 17 of 34 passes for 187 yards and was intercepted once. He finished a 15-play, 81-yard march, also lasting more than seven minutes, with his TD pass to Sims to make it 15-3.
Tite is expected to rotate his starting XI from the Japan game, with Neymar's PSG colleagues Dani Alves and Marquinhos, as well as Philippe Coutinho and Diego, among the players tipped to come into the starting XI.
England, meanwhile, faced another big-name opponent on Friday evening, managing a goalless draw against world champions Germany despite Southgate naming an inexperienced team at Wembley.
There is no doubt about the sensational skill that Neymar brings on the football pitch but his routine on-field antics have fomented a dissent among other senior players at PSG.
Xi, Duterte meet on strengthening China-Philippines ties
Since Trump took office, priorities in the region lie elsewhere, with USA focus largely on containing the North Korean threat. The South China Sea dispute will be one of the major issues at the East Asia Summit in The Philippines this week.
Suarez said, "More than advice, [Messi and I] tried to do what would benefit the team.But we never said 'Don't go because you won't be happy".