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Pogba, Neymar… Faced with controversy, Kylian Mbappé lets go of his truths
Posted on September 5, 2022 at 9:30 p.m. by Hugo Chirossel updated on September 5, 2022 at 9:30 p.m.
Present this Monday at a press conference before the reception of Juventus in the Champions League, Kylian Mbappé reacted to the hot issues of the moment concerning him. While his name was cited in the Pogba affair, the PSG striker assured that he trusted his teammate in the France team. The striker also took the opportunity to discuss his agreement with Neymar, a few weeks after the penalty gate controversy.
After a very good start to the league and five wins in six games, the Paris Saint Germain makes its entry into Champions League Tuesday during the reception of the Juventus. Present at a press conference before this meeting, Kylian Mbappe was also questioned about the latest hot files with which he was associated, namely the case Pogba and the ” penaltygate ” with Neymar. Events which, according to his words, did not disturb him.
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“You have to know how to distinguish between what happens on the pitch and off the pitch”
” The start of the season is successful, even if I think it could have been better, I had a preparation that was off-time, but I managed to perform right away. You have to know how to distinguish between what happens on the field and off the field and the most important thing is to be able to help your team in all circumstances. “, did he declare. As it concerns Paul Pogba, Kylian Mbappe assured that he preferred ” trust the word of a teammate. He called me and gave me his version of the facts. Today it’s his word against his brother’s. I will trust my teammate, in the interest of the selection too. We have great competition. He is already in some trouble, now is not the time to add more. We’ll see how it goes, I’m pretty detached from it all. »
“We have always had a relationship like this”
His relationship with Neymar also been talked about a lot lately. According to The Parisianthe Brazilian would have been stung “on learning of its extension at the end of last season. For Kylian Mbappethere is nothing abnormal in his agreement with the former player of the Barcaand this despite the last turbulent weeks: “ this is the sixth year with Neymar. We’ve always had a relationship like that, based on respect, but sometimes with colder and warmer moments. It’s the nature of our relationship that’s like that. I have a lot of respect for the player that he is. When you have two players who have strong characters like that, you have moments like that, but it’s always with respect and in the interest of Paris Saint-Germain. »
“If the match results in Neymar having to shoot, Neymar will shoot”
Following the ” penaltygate occurred after the match against Montpellier, Kylian Mbappe had left Neymar take the equalizing penalty againstAS Monaco. A scenario that could happen again. ” Who will take the next penalty? We will see, there is always a discussion. We have to see how it goes during the match. We are not both closed. If the match requires Neymar to shoot, Neymar will shoot, if the match requires me to shoot, I will. There is no problem with that. Number 1 does not mean that you take all the penalties, it does not exist in any club, even less when you play with 3 players like that. You have to know how to share the cake. It’s a question of feeling and you also have to know how to put water in your wine. We’ll see tomorrow, but there’s no problem with that “, he confided.