PSG: Pochettino would like to keep Mbappe with him "all the time, even on vacation"


Mauricio Pochettino spoke on Friday about Kylian Mbappe’s possible extension at PSG. The coach wants him to stay in Paris, but is not bothered by rumors about the striker at the end of the season and before the summer transfer window.

A minor point, PSG lack confidence in their tenth title of champions of France. On the eve of Lens’ reception during the 34th day of Ligue 1 on Saturday at the Parc des Princes, Mauricio Pochettino spoke candidly about Kylian Mbappé’s future. At the end of the contract, the 23-year-old striker is in talks on an extension and is also in talks with Real Madrid. At present, the coaches of Argentina do not take this into account while preparing their team.


“As a coach, it doesn’t bother me. You have to understand this kind of situation. It’s not like in Paris Saint-Germain, it happens in all clubs, during his visit to the press conference of Argentina. Launched the technician. This is not the first time and it will not be the last. We have to adapt to all individual circumstances and circumstances in terms of the contract between the players and the club.”

“Take her on vacation with me, at home”

Personally, Mauricio Pochettino would like to see Kylian Mbappe stay at PSG next season. Top scorer and best player this season, the striker led the team thanks to his 33 goals and 22 assists in 41 appearances in all competitions. To confirm his desire to stay in Paris, the Ile-de-France coach even jokes about having him with him at all times. literally.

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“Selfishly, I’d like to have it with me at all times. Take it with me on vacation, at home, chained Mauricio Pochettino with a broad smile. Of course I’d like to keep it, we all want it. I Would like him to expand with us.”

And the former Southampton and Tottenham coach insisted: “It’s clear, we all agree on that at the club. But these decisions are always between the player, the club and the different parties.”


Imminent reaction to Mbappé?

Free to sign with the club of his choice, Kylian Mbappe generates jealousy and many rumours. Still awaiting a decision, Ile-de-France supporters will still have to wait before knowing where the French international will play. And Mauricio Pochettino doesn’t seem more informative.

“I also understood that the decision would come after receiving the title and at the end of the season, still in L1 the PSG coach guessed before challenging Lens. It’s not just Kylian and the club” Huh. Discussions will begin and decisions will be taken once the objective is achieved. And I believe that’s the best thing for the club and for the players.”


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