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He is inspired by Mbappé, “I want to be a dog”

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Matthis Abline, a player on loan from Stade Rennais to AJ Auxerre this season, has been called up for the second time by Sylvain Ripoll with Les Bleuets. The center-forward, who turns 20 on Tuesday, joined the Burgundy club this winter, he who lacked playing time in Rennes because of the presence of Arnaud Kalimuendo and Amine Gouiri. Bet succeeded since the one whose idol Kylian Mbappé has already scored 3 goals and made 2 assists and reveals his vision of football.

Hard to arrive in a club which plays maintenance with an experienced player like M’Baye Niang at the forefront of the attack. However, Matthis Abline managed to relegate him to the bench and now plays in the shoes of a holder with the jersey of AJ Auxerre. Since January, he has also tripled his playing time with 779 minutes played, compared to 247 between August and December with the Rennais Stadium. In a portrait by The Parisianthe young French striker inspired by Mbappé reveals himself.

“If they didn’t give me the 9, I would sulk”

Matthis Abline is only 20 years old but he already knows what he wants: I am a pure 9, me. When I was young, I hated that they didn’t give me number 9. If I didn’t have that number, I would sulk. The 9 is something! That’s why I took the 19 in Auxerre. » A number worn by a certain Karim Benzema in French team, who is also one of his idols.

“I want to be a dog”

The young hopeful striker of The french team, who has for idol Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema And Kylian Mbappethe striker PSG, explains for him what a number 9 is: It’s the scorer’s number, the one who is hungry, who has the slab, who always wants to score. Me, when I’m in the field, I want to be a dog, to eat everything. »

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