According to L’Équipe, Kylian Mbappé would have tasted very little of the media outlet of Olivier Giroud after the victory of the Blues against Bulgaria on Tuesday at the Stade de France (3-0). Author of a double, the Chelsea striker regretted not being served enough by his partners. Annoyed, Mbappé would have taken it for himself.
It is not (yet) time to take out the water lances. Despite a heatstroke, the blue house is still far from being engulfed in flames. But since Tuesday evening, there is still an embers that will have to be watched closely. It appeared in the mind of Kylian Mbappé, on the sidelines of the victory against Bulgaria at the Stade de France (3-0). According to L’Équipe, the PSG striker would not have appreciated at all the statements of Olivier Giroud after the meeting.
Author of a double, the center-forward of Chelsea (who replaced Karim Benzema, injured, at the end of the first period) felt not to be served enough by his partners. Especially during his first half hour on the Saint-Denis meadow. Asked on the L’Équipe channel about his “discreet” entry into the game, the 34-year-old striker replied: “Discreet because sometimes, we go shopping but the balls do not arrive (…) You say that ‘I was not seen much at first but maybe we could have been better. “
Mbappé wanted to respond to Giroud at a press conference
An exit that Mbappé would have taken for him, especially as Giroud also praised the assists of Benjamin Pavard and Wissam Ben Yedder. Angry, the 22-year-old star, whose future in Paris is still uncertain, is said to have asked to come to a press conference on Thursday in order to respond to Giroud and the comments that accompanied his exit in the media.
A request rejected by Didier Deschamps, who would have convinced Mbappé to keep his energy for the start of the Euro and the shock against Germany, next Tuesday in Munich (9 p.m.). Aware of this discomfort, Giroud would have come to explain himself with his young partner, Wednesday at Clairefontaine. Despite this exchange, “Kyky” would not have fully digested this episode. To see to what extent it can leave traces for the future.