Mbappé soon captain of PSG? Galtier drops a big clue


This Monday evening, Kylian Mbappé inherited the captain’s armband in the absence of Marquinhos on the occasion of PSG’s victory in the Coupe de France against the fans of Cassel (0-7). After the meeting, the PSG coach justified his choice.

Christophe Galtier, PSG Paris Saint-Germain Paris

For Kylian Mbappé, this evening of January 24 turned out to be a total success. On the lawn of the Bollaert stadium, the former little prodigy of AS Monaco scored a superb quintuplet in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France. Facing the Pays de Cassel (Regional 1), the reigning French champion did not go into detail and won with style (0-7).

Beyond piercing the net five times, Kylian Mbappé also had the honor of wearing the captain’s armband during this somewhat special evening. The usual troop leader of the Reds and Blues, Marquinhos, did not take part in the meeting. According to Christophe Galtier, this initiative could be renewed in the coming months.

We decided that Kylian Mbappe was to be the second captain”

In a post-match press conference, the former Lille coach was indeed clear about the status of “Kyks” in the Parisian locker room.We decided that Kylian Mbappe was to be the second captain. He deserves to have this armband when Marquinhos is absent”explained the 56-year-old technician.

The coach of the Ile-de-France team did not fail to highlight the excellent performance of his protege: “Kylian is a goalscorer, he is obsessed with goals and attacking. The fact that he was able to score, I’m not going to say that will give him confidence. He is within his standards. Last year he scored a lot of goals. I believe he had scored 56 goals. It’s important for both him and Ney that they were able to play the whole match”.

Mbappé soon captain of PSG? Galtier drops a big clue 24hfootnews.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login