The 44-year-old coach came to the defense of Kylian Mbappe after his flickering episode against Montpellier.
What did Thierry say about Kylian Mbappe?
Superstar Paris Saint-Germain was among the scorers as the defending Ligue 1 champions fell Montpellier 5-2 at the Parc des Princes on Saturday. However, the World Cup winner also saw a penalty save in the first half, and in the second the player appeared to have stopped running and turned his back on the game after being tipped off by Vitor Ferreira’s pass to Messi during a promising attack.
Former France and Gunners international Thierry Henry offered his support to the Frenchman after the incident, saying there is always a problem at Paris Saint-Germain. Belgium’s assistant coach said this was his place. Kylian Mbappe, of course, will have to show this at his best, as he showed from the very beginning. But Thierry says he has nothing to prove to anyone.
According to Thierry Henry, the coach will have to find a way to play the trio (Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Neymar) and make them happy… good luck. Henry says that in Paris Saint-Germain there is always a debate, a problem. They won 5-2 and they are talking about Kylian. Last year it was Neymar and always will be Paris Saint-Germain.
What will happen next?
The French striker returned to Paris Saint-Germain’s starting XI against Montpellier after sitting out his opening Ligue 1 win at Clermont Foot with an adductor injury. Kylian Mbappe has been nominated for the 2022 Ballon d’Or after scoring 39 goals in 46 games last season and is now behind the mark in Paris Saint-Germain’s latest campaign, the player will be targeted for an improved display in their next outing in Lille August 21st. Galtier’s side are due to face Monaco seven days later before opening their September schedule with a clash against Toulouse.