- Lionel Messi has been able to score only one goal so far this season for Paris Saint-Germain in the League
- This has made fans to be criticizing the Argentina international on his inability to be getting the goals this term
- And Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has defended Lionel Messi claiming that he will soon adapt in France
Karim Benzema who plays as a striker for Spanish giants Real Madrid has slammed those who are criticizing Lionel Messi's performances so far this season at Paris Saint-Germain.
Lionel Messi's move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain was celebrated by fans of the French giants hoping that the Argentine would help them to land the Champions League.
However, Lionel Messi has not been able to hit the form expected from him this season in the League as the Argentine has only scored once in 11 outings.
This has made many football fans to be criticizing the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner.
Karim Benzema's statement about Messi
“How won’t he succeed?
“It is just a period of adaptation because he is not scoring a lot of goals. But watch what he does on the pitch.
“In any case you cannot criticise a player like that. He who criticises Messi, knows nothing about football.”
What is Paris-Saint-Germain's position on the League table?
After 21 games played so far this season, Paris Saint-Germain are topping the League table with 50 points and have lost only one game so far.
Jamie Carragher recounts how he received insulting DM from Lionel Messi
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Jamie Carragher revealed that Lionel Messi once referred to him as a ‘donkey’ in a furious text message.
This was in the wake of the explosive summer transfer window last year that saw Messi move to Paris Saint Germain and Cristiano securing a move back to Manchester United.
With discussion of the two players considered the best in football history, Carragher was not convinced of either signing and he made his sentiments public while on punditry duty.
The former Liverpool man was on duty once again on Friday, January 21 for the Watford vs Norwich game which Dean Smith’s men comfortably won 3-0.