It has been reported that Barcelona star Neymar has urged Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale to ignore his critics.
The Wales international has endured a torrid second season at the Bernabeu.
Asked about Bale, Neymar told the Daily Mail: “Criticism and pressure is something very usual in football.
“We all face it from time to time. You have to learn live with it.
“What isn’t in doubt is that Gareth Bale is a great player.”