Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben mocks Paris St Germain, says money doesn't score goals

Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 10:07 IST | AFP | Berlin

Arjen Robben has poked fun at big-spending Paris Saint-Germain on the eve of Bayern Munich's key Champions League away match in the French capital

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Arjen Robben has poked fun at big-spending Paris Saint-Germain on the eve of Bayern Munich's key Champions League away match in the French capital. "Paris have certainly given out a few more euros than us, but money doesn't score goals, quality on the pitch scores goals, good teams score goals," said veteran winger Robben before the team jetted to Paris. PSG signed Neymar from Barcelona for a world record 222 million euros ($264m) and recruited Kylian Mbappe from Monaco last month on an initial loan deal which is set to be made into a permanent move for 180 million euros next year.

Bayern Munich's forward from Netherlands Arjen Robben (1st-R) plays with a terammate during a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match PSG vs Bayern Munich on September 26, 2017 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Pic/AFP
Bayern Munich's forward from Netherlands Arjen Robben (1st-R) plays with a terammate during a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match PSG vs Bayern Munich on September 26, 2017 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Pic/AFP

But when asked about PSG's star-studded MCN attack — Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar — Robben was unphased: "The important thing is the performance of the team, not just to focus on particular players," he added.

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