After the tensions against Montpellier (5-2), Neymar and Kylian Mbappé have turned the page. The two Paris Saint-Germain strikers once again showed great complicity during the festival in Lille (1-7) on Sunday, much to the relief of coach Christophe Galtier.
All eyes were obviously on Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. After the episode of the “penalty gate” against Montpellier, followed by the Brazilian’s “likes” on Twitter, one could wonder about the relationship between the two Paris Saint-Germain attackers. Result, the two teammates put an end to the controversy with a complicity found in Lille. Their desire to combine together was obvious during this collective demonstration. Hence the relief shown by coach Christophe Galtier after this meeting of the 3rd day of Ligue 1.
” The animation evolves with the presence of Kylianreacted the Parisian coach at a press conference. At the start, we were focused on the Trophée des Champions (4-0 against Nantes), for which he was suspended, then there was his minor injury (before the 0-5 victory at Clermont). We are trying to find the best balance for the front three, so Messi, Kylian and Ney. They already played together last year, but in another animation. The one we use seems to me to be the most suitable for each other’s profiles.. »
” This (Sunday) evening, they played for each other, with very striking images on the pitch, with efforts made collectively. These defensive and offensive runs were very important. Just like the perceived complicity between them. Everyone did their part, but I appreciated the way they expressed themselves, with, I repeat, the desire to play for each other. “, insisted Christophe Galtier, worried at the idea of seeing a controversy spoiling the excellent start to the season for Paris Saint-Germain.