Kylian Mbappé may have continued at a very sustained pace since the start of the year, his PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino intends to take advantage of his current momentum as long as possible, until the end of the season if he does. can.
As long as Kylian Mbappé feels the need and the desire to play, he will be on the pitch. In hollow, this is what his coach Mauricio Pochettino wanted to say, this Monday, in a press conference, on the eve of a quarter-final of the Coupe de France against Angers. The Parisian striker has continued at a frantic pace since the beginning of the year 2021.
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Mbappé has played 23 of the 24 matches for his club, in all competitions, and all as a holder, which raises fears of a risk of injury. Pochettino is aware of this, but he also sees that his player has a series of high-level per formances, both in the Champions League and in Ligue 1. And it seems that the two men are asking for more.
“Kylian… What can I say about him? We hope he will be available until the end of the year, in the same form that he is now,” Pochettino smirked. better not to say too much for him to continue like this. We are doing our best to keep him in this dynamic because he has shown that he is a great player. “
Mbappé wants to play everything and win everything
Still hungry, Kylian Mbappé showed again on Sunday that his appetite was limitless: thanks to his double, Mbappé again extricated PSG from the Saint-Etienne trap that was closing in on him. In addition to posting impressive statistics (23 goals and 7 assists in Ligue 1, eight goals and three assists in the Champions League), Mbappé gives the feeling of gaining momentum.
“We want to win, we want to win! We are competitors,” he exclaimed on Sunday, displaying unwavering determination at the final whistle, after waking up his partners, and turning off almost everything to Saint-Etienne. PSG are still in the running in three competitions, in part thanks to him. And since the native of Bondy does not seem satisfied, Mauricio Pochettino would be wrong to deprive himself of it.