Neymar has personally spoken to close pal Lionel Messi about a potential switch to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, reports ESPN. Messi is determined to leave Barcelona this summer after signalling his shock intentions through the media in the wake of the club’s humilating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Barcelona are desperately trying to convince Messi to reverse his decision but the Argentina international’s mind is certain and now he is trying to get out of his contract to leave on a free transfer. Promoted ContentA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love WithA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsTop 10 Most Costly Liquids In The WorldWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?The Highest Paid Football Players In The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All? Loading… Messi wanted Barcelona to re-sign Neymar in recent years but now there is a chance he could just leave the Spanish club and join the 28-year-old in Paris. Manchester City are in pole position to sign Messi should the 33-year-old leave Barcelona and Pep Guardiola has reportedly also spoken to his entourage about a potential transfer. Bayern Munich have already ruled themselves out of the running for Messi’s signature, while the Argentine does not expect an offer from Manchester United, though PSG and Inter are monitoring his future. It has now been revealed former Barcelona winger Neymar has personally discussed a potential move to PSG with his old team-mate and close friend.Advertisement Read Also: Thiago Silva reveals target after completing Chelsea move Last season’s Champions League finalists believe they can work their finances to accommodate Messi’s arrival after seeing the likes of Thomas Meunier, Thiago Silva and Edinson Cavani depart the club this summer. The aforementioned trio were all on lucrative contracts and their departures have at least freed up significant space on their wage bill. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享
Already Qualified Teams: *Egypt *Cote d’Ivoire *Ghana *Nigeria *Algeria *Morocco *Tunisia *Senegal *Guinea *Mali *Uganda *Kenya *Madagascar *MauritaniaThe 24 countries to play at the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt will be known at the end of this weekend when the final round of qualifiers are played across the continent.While some slots have already been taken before the final round of qualifiers, several others are still to be decided as some groups are delicately poised with plenty to play for in the matches scheduled to begin today through Sunday. The final ten places for the competition will be decided as Burundi, Comoros and Lesotho will be chasing history by grabbing their places in Africa’s flagship competition for the first time, following in the footsteps of Madagascar and Mauritania.This means 14 countries have already qualified for the competition going into the final round of matches with several heavyweights sealing their places in advance.Seven-time champions Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal as well as Guinea, Mali, Uganda, Kenya and the two newcomers to have already confirmed their places.However, some of Africa’s top sides like Cameroon, DR Congo, Burkina Faso, Gabon and Congo have all to do in the final round of matches.The match between Cameroon and the Comoros will decide who joins already-qualified Morocco from Group B as Malawi are unable to go through.In Group G all the four teams have got a chance of qualifying with DR Congo hosting Liberia while Congo travel to Harare to face Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe lead the group with eight points, one ahead of Liberia while DR Congo and Congo have six and five points respectively.Group K is also wide open as three sides are battling for the two slots. Guinea Bissau and Namibia have eight points each with Mozambique on seven points. Os Mambas will make a trip to Bissau while Namibia travels to Zambia who cannot qualify.With Mali taking Group C’s first ticket, a fierce battle will take place when Burundi welcomes Gabon with the hosts needing just a draw to qualify for the first time. Burundi are second with 9 points while their opponents are two points adrift in third place.Another tough assignment is in Group I where Angola (9 points) and Burkina Faso (7 points) will slug it out for last ticket. Angola’s Palancas Negras travel to face Botswana while Burkina Faso host Mauritania who have already qualified.Also in a similar position in Group D where Algeria have already secured their place which leaves Benin (seven points) battling Gambia and Togo, with five points each, for the other slot.Three teams will also be battling for Group L’s remaining slot as Tanzania, Lesotho and Cape Verde all have a chance of qualifying with Uganda already sealing their place.With Nigeria taking Group E’s first ticket, South Africa must avoid a defeat against Libya to qualify.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
“It’s March Madness. A lot is going through my mind,” Williamson told reporters during a postgame press conference. “I consider (Krzyzewski) the greatest coach of all time. When he looks at you and says ‘you’re made for this moment’ it’s like, the most confidence you can be giving. When I went to the basket, I knew it was going in.”Williamson entered the game shooting 32.1 percent from 3-point range this season. The projected top choice in the 2019 draft, however, hit three of his seven attempts from behind the arc against the Knights. “I always feel comfortable with my 3-point game,” Williamson said. “My teammates and my coaches are always telling me to shoot a strong shot. And they trust me to shoot. … I was just shooting it with confidence.”Krzyzewski praised both Williamson and Barrett after the game.“They hung in there because just the momentum of the tournament, what’s going on, you can be defeated right there. Instead, they hung in there,” Krzyzewski said. “The will to win of Zion and RJ, you can’t measure it. It’s just there.“Look, we’re a young group, but what they did, right at the end of the game, in willing us to win, was absolutely sensational.Williamson spent parts of the game matched up with UCF big man Tacko Fall. The 7-foot-6-inch center tallied 15 points, six rebounds and three blocks in the losing effort. March Madness 2019: Updated odds to win the NCAA Tournament after Round of 64 March Madness 2019: Three takeaways from Duke’s last-second win over UCF Zion Williamson was confident during the final minutes of Duke’s matchup with UCF.The Blue Devils trailed by three with 14 seconds left. But, Williamson converted a layup and fellow freshman RJ Barrett corralled his missed free throw and finished a put back, which gave his team a one-point advantage. Duke eventually pulled out the 77-76 win when a pair of UCF attempts in the closing moments rolled off the rim.A finish for the ages. 😱#MarchMADNESS | @DukeMBB pic.twitter.com/nxpMH3G2Bz— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 24, 2019Williamson said he received encouragement from Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski during a break in the action late in the second half. Related News “He played great,” Williamson said about Fall. “Hats off to him. He played an amazing game. But, I think we just hit some big shots and we were able to get the win.”Williamson is averaging 22.2 points and 8.7 rebounds while shooting 69.6 percent from the field in 2018-19.