On loan from Manchester United to West Ham since January, Jesse Lingard shared his feelings about the Ballon d’Or race this year. The opportunity to praise Kylian Mbappé.
Returning to the forefront since starting his loan at West Ham during the winter transfer window, Jesse Lingard has scored nine goals and delivered four assists in ten Premier League games. Asked by the YouTube channel Presenting, the attacking midfielder praised the performance of Kylian Mbappé who continues to impress him this season with PSG. So much so that he would see the Frenchman getting involved in the fight for the Ballon d’Or at the end of the year.
“He’s so fast. I don’t know him personally but from what you can see he’s a huge footballer, enthuses the Hammers player. The world is at his feet. I think if he continues like this. , the way he plays, he can be the next Golden Ball. “
Lingard “Good vibes” emanate from Neymar and Mbappé
The 28-year-old Englishman, who notably had to deal with complicated moments with his mother’s depression, makes a very good impression of Kylian Mbappé and his association with Neymar. Jesse Lingard admitted to having a good image of the two Parisian stars thanks to their publications on social networks.
“He (Kylian Mbappé) seems to be a nice guy off the field. I saw a few ‘stories’ on Instagram of him and Neymar who always have fun together, the player further explained to the over-seven. million followers on Insta. And like I said, it comes with some good vibes and positivity from them. That’s cool. “
In a good mood on social networks and exceptional performances on the field, Kylian Mbappé is already one of the big stars of the football planet this season.
With such visibility and with already 35 goals and 10 assists in all competitions, the PSG striker should not be very far from first place in the Ballon d’Or standings at the end of the season. New exploits in the Champions League, and the upcoming semi-final against Manchester City could still give him a chance to come close.
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