Author of a full match with Paris Saint-Germain against Montpellier (4-0), Kylian Mbappé spoke this Friday evening.
Kylian Mbappé (PSG striker, La Chaîne Téléfoot) :
On his success and the critics : “It was a good game. We had time to prepare the opponent, we had some interesting sequences. I think we can do even better but it was good. Annoyed? No because the truth is, I was no good. It’s normal, when you don’t score when you get people used to scoring… I know my country better than anyone, I know the mentality of the people here and I knew that this passage was going to happen.
On his game, his position and deep calls : “It was not necessarily an instruction, it is above all that I feel better. I was not in the best condition to play my game. It’s true that I really like this position. I started in Monaco like that in a 4-4-2, I also played in 4-4-2 with Tuchel, but it’s the coach who decides ”.
On his association with Neymar, Icardi and Di Maria : “I will never impose anything on a coach. I think I have the chance to play with these 3 great players. We are very complementary. Everyone knows their role, we put our talent at the service of the team ”.
On his future and a potential extension : “I already had the question just before. We discuss with the club, to find a project. I am also thinking about it because if I sign it is to invest myself in the long term. I am very happy here. The supporters, the club have always helped me. I’m going to think about what I want to do in the next few years, where I want to be. It is really a reflection, not a desire to save time or not. If I sign, it’s to stay, that’s why it gives rise to reflection ”.
Mauricio Pochettino (PSG coach, La Chaîne Téléfoot) :
On the match : ” I am very happy. At the start of the match it was difficult but the expulsion changed the match and the victory was deserved in the end. We had to adapt to the circumstances. It’s still a process of getting to know each other, finding the best functioning as a team ”.
On the performance and comments of Mbappé : “We know the quality of Kylian. Teams and players have taken different shapes since the start of the season. He is still young, but there was no doubt. I’m happy for him. He deserved to have this joy. I’m not here to comment on what my players are saying. It is clear that these are decisive words. He is a fundamental player for PSG, I hope he will be there for several more years.
On the wounded : “For Keylor Navas, it was a blow to the warm-up. Marquinhos suffered from a little discomfort in the adductor. I think it will not be too serious ”.
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