Salah explains what he must do to reach Ronaldo and Messi's level

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid

It would free up space for Neymar to join Barcelona's rivals and former team-mate Messi believes it would be a huge blow for the Catalan side.

He said: "It would be awful, because of all that Neymar means for Barcelona".

"It's always in mind to help the team to win games, now we are in the Champions League next year and I have won the award, so I am very proud".

'But to end in Real Madrid would be a hard blow for us and for Barcelona fans'.

Neymar has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer after struggling to settle at Paris Saint Germain.

Messi, though, says he is not interested in striving to be acknowledged as the very best, even though watching Ronaldo and Madrid prepare for a third European final in a row has given him an extra drive to succeed.


"I want to challenge myself and test myself against the best players in the world and there are not many people better than the likes of Ronaldo".

"I don't compete with Cristiano", Messi said.

Salah has scored 43 goals and registered 15 assists in 50 games this season, with the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid the last chance to add to his overall tally. The fact that these things are spoken of about me, well, that's that.

On Sunday, the central defender was speaking to Canal Football after being crowned champions of France and Marquinhos backed what president Nasser Al Khelaifi said, " I have the feeling that Neymar will stay.

Marcelo told reporters: "The best come to Madrid and I would love to play with Neymar".

"Mohamed salah has performed creditably well in the year under review but I dont think he has reached the level of [Lionel] Messi and [Cristiano] Ronaldo", Asamoah told Atinka FM.

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