PSG boss Luis Enrique claims ‘we want more’ from Kylian Mbappe and admits ‘I’m not really happy’ with his performance in the 3-0 win over Reims… despite the France captain scoring a HAT-TRICK!
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Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has received bizarre criticism from his manager Luis Enrique despite a stunning performance against Reims in Ligue 1.
The Ligue 1 giants secured a 3-0 victory over Will Still’s side, with the France captain scoring all three goals as he showcased his talent at a time when rumors over his future are rife.
The French superstar will become a free agent at the end of the season, as things currently stand, and should he fail to agree new terms with the Ligue 1 side, there will be a host of elite clubs in the line up to secure one of the world’s best players. free.
But despite his stunning display on Saturday afternoon, PSG boss Luis Enrique was strangely unimpressed by his star striker’s performance.
‘I’m not really happy with Kylian Mbappé today. I have nothing to say about the objectives. But he can help the team more, in a different way,” Enrique said after the match.
PSG star Kylian Mbappe has dismissed questions about his future next summer
The Frenchman continued his excellent form this season with a hat-trick away to Reims
However, it wasn’t enough to impress manager Luis Enrique, who claimed ‘we want more’ from Mbappe
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‘I’ll talk to him about it first… Kylian is one of the best in the world. But we need more. We want him to do more.”
He had endured a strained relationship with his club over the summer due to uncertainty over his future and at one point was banned from playing for the B team.
But ties with Real Madrid, who appear to be favorites to land him, have continued and the 24-year-old has insisted he does not want to continue talking about his future.
‘Have I accepted my summer yet? The most important thing is to play football, you (the media) do the rest well,” Mbappe said after PSG’s 3-0 win over Reims.
‘I don’t want to talk about it and add fuel to the fire. I think there are already too many rumors.’
During the summer, Saudi team Al-Hilal even made a world record £257 million, but the player opted not to move to the Middle East.
Mbappe has since resolved matters with PSG and returned to the first team. He went on to score 13 goals in 10 Ligue 1 starts as he tried to allay questions about his future.
Last week, Real released an unusual statement to deny rumors that they have been in talks for Mbappe.
The club said: ‘Given the information recently issued and published by various media, speculating about alleged negotiations between player Kylian Mbappe and our club, Real Madrid CF would like to state that this information is completely incorrect and that there are no such negotiations have taken place with a player belonging to PSG.’
That was followed this week by reports stating that Real have cooled their interest in the player Cadena Ser.
Real Madrid, led by Florentino Perez (L), denied rumors that they have held talks with Mbappé