David Trezeguet dubbed Kylian Mbappé who impressed him a little more after his double on the field of Bayern Munich (2-3), Wednesday in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League.
Kylian Mbappé hit hard again on Wednesday. Already author of a hat-trick on Barça in the round of 16 first leg, the PSG striker scored twice over that of Munich (2-3). Two achievements that allow him to equal the record of goals of a French player over a season in the Champions League (8). He joined Wissam Ben Yedder (2017/18 with Sevilla FC) and David Trezeguet (2001/02 with Juventus). The latter is completely under the spell of the young French international.
“He always amazes me”
“I know his qualities of speed, his incredible physical and technical abilities, but I admit, he always amazes me, confides the 1998 world champion in Le Parisien. Great matches belong to great players. It is not A harmless phrase. Kylian has once again demonstrated this brilliantly. It is the mark of the grown-ups. He is more motivated by these very high-level meetings. You can tell. to see Barcelona. He gives off an impression of ease. He is strong in his body and in his head. When he is expected, he responds present. It is sometimes a little less obvious in Ligue 1, although his statistics also speak for him (top scorer with 20 goals in 26 games, editor’s note). “
“The legitimate successor of Messi or Ronaldo”
Asked about Mbappé’s chances in the Ballon d’Or race, the former Juventus idol predicted a lavish fate for him. “He is on the right path anyway, he confirms. He asserts himself as the legitimate successor of Messi or Ronaldo. He is best placed to take their place.”
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The French striker could share the bill with the other rising star, Erling Haaland, over the next few years. “They are different physically, but come together in talent, explains Trezegol. Mentally, they are both winners. Haaland shines with a team less armed than Paris (Dortmund). These two players embody the present and the future. We haven’t finished talking about them. “