Galtier announces Kylian Mbappé vice-captain of PSG

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the PSG won tonight against the Kassel country in the round of 16 of the French Cupe (0-7). Holder and author of a quintuplet (plus a decisive pass) during the very large success in Paris, Kylian Mbappe wore the captain’s armband in the absence of Marquinhos. At a press conference, Christophe Galtier explained that the striker (24) was now the vice-captain of the Rouge & Bleu.

I decided that he is the second captain since the beginning of the season, he deserves to have this armband when Marquinhos is not there, because he has decided to stay at the club, indicates the coach of the PSG in front of journalists in remarks relayed by The Parisian. He scored 56 goals in the calendar year. He is one of the world class strikers, one of the best in the world. He’s like that. He is formatted to score goals, he did not abuse them, the goals came naturally after combinations. It is Kylian, in his goalscoring profile. He is a man of numbers and stats.

“To break records, I don’t need to encourage him”

He also mentioned his discussion with his attacker on the edge of the pitch. ” There was no idea to get him out earlier. him like Neymar had to play as long as possible. The discussion was about him getting closer to the records he had in mind. To break records, I don’t need to cheer her on. »

Christophe Galtier who also greeted his evening opponent, the Kassel country. ” We had to score quickly. We must pay tribute to this team of Kassel countryto his supporters, that’s also the French Cup. We knew that the opponent was going to be very compact with a lot of energy. They had a lot of ambitions too, going into the game. From the moment we scored the first goal, it was going to be complicated for the opponent.

There is a real desire to win this trophy”

The coach of PSG who was also asked about the insane February that awaits his team. ” There will also be Toulouse, Montpellierr, Reims… The calendar is thus made. OM-PSGit’s a magnificent poster, it will be necessary to make a great performance at the Velodrome to pass. We will play every 3-4 days. We will have to be vigilant on the physical aspect and on the management of the workforce. To win this trophy you have to win all the opponents. It’s’OM, it won’t be easy. We have the ambition to go all the way, there is a real desire to win this trophy after having missed it last season. But it will be necessary to beat theOM in a series of difficult matches.

Neymar has a set of contacts »

Christophe Galtier who also returned to the behavior of Neymar during this meeting. ” Neymar has a set of contacts. When he picks up, he has the will to eliminate the adversary. Neymar and Mbappe had to play and replay together. I spoke with Neymar at half-time and I was guaranteed that he would be calmer and that he would not take the risk of taking a yellow card. It seemed important to me that they play together. They combined a lot, it’s good for the rhythm of our two attackers.

The coach of PSG finally underlined the good performance of his team this evening. ” The team behaved well, it played a very serious match, we had to respect the opponent and the people who came to see this match. I wanted to line up a very competitive team. We are not going to make an analysis or an assessment of the match because the future opponents are of another quality. But the team was very serious.