Paris Saint-Germain fans have protested against Lionel Messi and Neymar forcing the club to order extra security at the club’s training ground.
It was gathered that the fans stormed the home of Neymar to protest on Wednesday.
The also gathered outside club headquarters on Wednesday evening where they set off smoke flares and sang hostile chants against Messi, Italian midfielder Marco Verratti was not spared.
Some of them, dressed in black, then travelled to Neymar’s home in a wealthy suburb west of Paris where they chanted “Neymar, get lost”.
“Paris Saint-Germain condemns in the strongest possible terms the unacceptable and insulting actions of a small group of individuals,” a club statement said on Wednesday evening.
“Whatever the differences of opinion, nothing justifies such behaviour.”
Neymar, who has been plagued by injuries at PSG and is out until the end of the season, reacted by writing on Instagram: “Don’t let people put you in their storm. Put them in your peace.”
The club decided to boost security at its training ground and outside the homes of the players singled out during the protests, two sources told AFP, asking not to be named.
Some of the fans had indicated “they wanted to do the same thing every evening,” one of the sources said.
The protesters left “calmly, several minutes after their arrival” without any clashes with police, the source added.
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