‘One bad game and people talk’

Alexis Sanchez has admitted that the pressure of playing for Barcelona is sometimes too much.

The Chile international scored twice on Saturday night as the Blaugrana beat Real Valladolid 4-1, but the striker has conceded that even one bad game for the Camp Nou club can have an effect.

“Barça is like this, you can play 10 consecutive games well, but if you have a bad showing, the Press and the fans talk about you,” he told reporters.

The former Udinese man then commented on Neymar’s performance and playing without Lionel Messi.

“Neymar is a different kind of player, he put in a great match.

“It’s easier for us when Leo is on the pitch, without him we have to work harder.”

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