Neymar accused of racism himself during PSG clash with Marseille as reports claim he called rival 'Chinese s***'

NEYMAR has been accused of making a racist remark to Marseille player Hiroki Sakai.

The Paris Saint-Germain star was sent off for his part in a huge brawl in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Neymar was subsequently hit with a two-match ban for punching Marseille star Alvaro Gonzalez.

But he alleges that he only did so after the Spanish defender racially abused him.

Neymar – who has since been accused of calling Gonzalez a "f*****g q***r – alleges the Marseille star called him a "monkey son of a b****."

Ligue 1 have also opened an investigation following the striker's claim that he was racially abused.

But now, according to Spanish radio station Cadena COPE, it is alleged that the Brazilian striker called Marseille right-back Sakai a 'Chinese s***'.

Sakai is from Japan.

The radio station also reports that Marseille "have evidence" that Neymar used the words towards Sakai before his clash with Gonzalez.

Neymar was one of five players to receive a red card when a brawl kicked off after PSG's 1-0 defeat at the Parc des Princes.

All five of the stars involved have been hit with match bans.

Gonzalez issued an anti-racism statement on Twitter after the game as he insisted: "There is no place for racism."

PSG backed Neymar following his claims – and French governing body LFP are now investigating the case.

Neymar took matters into his own hands as he claimed on Twitter that Gonzalez is "not a man", a "racist" and "I don't respect you."

He issued a further statement on his Instagram story that explained he "revolted" and "could not leave without doing something".

Marseille released a statement last week that denied Gonzalez is racist following the brawl.

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