PSG hit crisis point: Lionel Messi drama and fan fury at Neymar’s door

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French club are still challenging for Ligue 1 but have had their worst week in years as fans turn against their megastars

Paris Saint-Germain, who have long been accused of amassing expensive megastars with not enough cohesion or club spirit, are at crisis point amid a fallout with the World Cup winner Lionel Messi and extraordinary demonstrations by angry supporters against club chiefs and outside the Brazilian forward Neymar’s house.

PSG increased security provisions on Thursday after crowds of supporters gathered outside the club this week to protest against what they said was bad management of the Ligue 1 club after the third defeat in the past four home matches, against Lorient on Sunday. After some supporters said they would continue protest actions each night, PSG have increased security outside the club’s headquarters, the training centre and the homes of Neymar, Messi and the Italian midfielder Marco Verratti.

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Written by Angelique Chrisafis in Paris
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