Speaking to the Scottish Sun, he said: "When we were at Chelsea we were aware of Neymar and Coutinho.
"Lee (Congerton, former chief scout at Chelsea) came back from a trip and mentioned them.
"I love his hunger. He's a worker.
"He's come out of the shadows a bit, and obviously felt like he wanted to be the main man at PSG. Neymar is a massive talent."