During an interview with RMC and The Indian Paper, this Thursday in Clairefontaine, Emmanuel Macron expressed his feelings concerning the future of Kylian Mbappé. The head of state took the opportunity to praise the striker of the Blues, whom he hopes to see continue his career with PSG.
It is an important subject for French football. And Emmanuel Macron is obviously following him very closely. One year from the end of his contract, Kylian Mbappé has still not announced what will be done in his near future. Will he stay at PSG this summer or will he ask to be transferred abroad? After coming to greet the France team on the eve of the start of the Euro, the head of state spoke about the future of the 22-year-old striker, this Thursday at Clairefontaine, in an interview with RMC and The Indian Paper . With the desire to see Mbappé stay in France, even if he assures that he has not discussed it directly with him.
“I want the players to be all focused on this competition. I did not speak about their personal destinies in club, explained Macron. PSG is a very big club, which knew how to make it grow and I think that it is It is important that he remains at PSG. For the club, for the French championship. After that, I will never put pressure on a player about his team. These are very personal, very intimate choices that I respect. “
“Mbappé is an example for the youth”
Delighted to be able to count on such talent in the national team, the President of the Republic expressed all the sympathy he for the star of PSG. On and off the green rectangle: “He is a young man who commands the admiration of millions of French people. What is impressive is obviously his qualities as a footballer. His athletic and technical qualities. He also has this quality which does not exist. ‘exists only among very great players. I, who was a relatively mediocre player, I say it with all the more admiration. When you see him on a field, you understand that he sees things that others do not see no. He has an incredible intuition that we had in a Platini or a Zizou. So he’s a huge player. “
“But on top of that, he’s a beautiful person, Macron continued. He’s someone who is very mature for his age. He was raised by his father and his mother in values of respect, collegiality. . He carries these values. He wants to help young people who come from more disadvantaged neighborhoods, who have been less helped by life. And he cares for France. The role he played for vaccination and to encourage young people to be vaccinated is further proof. I thanked him for that. He is an example for young people, like Lloris or Kanté. “