Leo Messi, beside Dries Mertens


Dries Mertens' threat to Leo Messi for the Champions League

Published:31/07/2020 - 14:39h

Updated:31/07/2020 - 14:39h

Dries Mertens, star of the Naples, launched a challenge to Leo Messi of face to the FC Barcelona-Naples of eighth of final of the Champions League

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Dries Mertens Is one of the big stars of the Naples, in addition to being the author of the goal of the Italian team in the party against the FC corresponding Barcelona to the gone of the eighth of final of the Champions League. The Belgian forward is convinced of the possibilities of the team directed of Gennaro Gattuso in the party that will contest in the Camp Nou the next day 8 August.

In some statements made in an interview for Radius Kiss Kiss, Dries Mertens launched a threat to the FC Barcelona -and, in concrete, to his captain- when manifesting that it feels "convinced" of the possibilities of the Naples "delete to Leo Messi" in the duel that will take place in Catalan earths. A party that very possibly depend on the actuaciñon so much of the Belgian as of the Argentinian.

"We have to go to Barcelona and do our game"

Dries Mertens, besides, thinks that the Naples has to go to Barcelona to do his football to have options to happen of round in Champions League. "We do not have too many problems, have to go there and do our game. Gennaro Gattuso transmits us what feels. If you do not have convictions in parties like east, does not have felt to play to the football: we have to go there and do our football", commented.

Nevertheless, before the duel of Champions League against the FC Barcelona, Dries Mertens is conscious that touches to close the Italian league with good foot in the duel against the Lazio that will contest in Saint Paolo. "The Saturday is an important party, have to have confidence, everything can happen ", said, adding that "play to enclosed door is odd, but already are accustomed".

Dries Mertens Also spoke of the demora in his renewal: "I Expected a bit, but at the end all was in the correct direction". Also they asked him if in a future saw in the dispatches. "My future is the Saturday, is to mark goals, want to think in the team and in the field, my paper is to help to my mates. Still I have two years of agreement, no occurs me at all more", answered.

The signing of Victor Osimhen

The Naples is very near to close the signing of Victor Osimhen, a talentoso leading of 21 years that the FC Barcelona contemplated like alternative to Lautaro Martínez for the forward. For Dries Mertens, will be an honour help to the African: "I Want to help it to integrate , always is difficult to go out of another reality, it is necessary to have time to adapt . We will be important for this and, besides, also can play together with Victor".

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