Serge Aurier and Dani Alves 'are equal', says PSG's Meunier

ShareClose Comments
The Belgian believes the Ivory Coast international is on the same level as the former Barcelona and Juventus star

Thomas Meunier has said he sees Serge Aurier and Dani Alves as equals.

Last season, Aurier played alongside the Belgium international at Paris Saint-Germain as both players competed for a starting berth in the right-back position.

In the summer, the Parisians secured the signature of Alves; a deal which culminated in the departure of the 24-year-old to English Premier League outfit Tottenham for a fee around £23 million.

And Meunier said he rates the Ivory Coast international on the same level as his new teammate.

"For me, Serge and Dani are equal," Meunier told L'Equipe.

Article continues below

"Dani has experience and he is a leader on the pitch."

However, Aurier has endured a start-stop life at Spurs after he got sent off in his full league debut against West Ham at the back of an impressive Uefa Champions League bow for Mauricio Pochettino’s men against Borussia Dortmund.

While his former teammate Meunier continues to struggle for game time as 34-year-old Alves has restricted him to just four French Ligue 1 outings.

Next article:
Barcelona, Man City & Bayern told 'insane' offers won't land De Jong & De Ligt
Next article:
Seaman sees Pickford joining top Premier League club after England heroics
Next article:
'Alisson a flawless signing for Liverpool' - £67m deal makes perfect sense to Nicol
Next article:
Real Madrid waiting for Chelsea to find Courtois replacement
Next article:
Pogba backed by Ibrahimovic to get even better after inspiring France's World Cup win

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept