PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino showed serenity regarding the rumors around the future of Kylian Mbappé, before the trip to Strasbourg this Saturday during the 32nd day of Ligue 1.
Free in June 2022, Kylian Mbappé still arouses as much envy and in particular from Real Madrid. If the Spanish press is insistent and regularly sends the PSG striker in La Liga, Mauricio Pochettino does not seem to be overly worried. The coach recalled this Friday on the eve of his team’s match in Strasbourg.
“It’s something we are used to. When we talk about top clubs and top players like Kylian Mbappé, who is world-class, there will always be rumors, explained the Argentinian technician to the press. important is that Kylian is quiet. He is focused on the team and helping them achieve the goals. Kylian is very mature despite his age. “
“We can’t control what’s going on outside”
Author of a victorious double against Bayern (2-3) in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League, Kylian Mbappé has proven that he does not let himself be disturbed by the rumors surrounding him. Mauricio Pochettino then returned the ball to his leaders, who are still negotiating an extension with the Frenchman and his entourage.
“Both the club and the player are trying to come to an agreement so that Kylian will stay with us for a long time,” said the Argentine. It is the desire of the club, who are working on it. We cannot control what is happening. outside. Any effect on his performance or the team atmosphere? Zero, no consequences. “
A confidence that follows Leonardo’s statements after the beautiful Parisian victory in Bavaria. The sporting director quickly promised something concrete about the future of Neymar and Kylian Mbappé.
“We would also be happy to talk about contracts but we will focus on the competition, explained the Brazilian manager after the success against Munich. We will have to see things and we will soon come to a more concrete situation with them, but now we have to focus on the competition, of which we are entering the final phase. ” For Leonardo as for Mauricio Pochettino, the priority of the moment remains the field and the next matches against Strasbourg and Bayern.
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