PSG Manager Christophe Galtier Responds to Kylian Mbappe’s Deleted Post Criticizing His Tactics

PSG Manager Christophe Galtier Responds to Kylian Mbappe’s Deleted Post Criticizing His Tactics

  • PSG boss Christophe Galtier has reacted to Kylian Mbappe’s deleted post criticizing his tactics, saying he’s still looking for the best position for the forward
  • Mbappe was used as the pivot in PSG’s three-man attacking set-up as the Ligue 1 champions were held to a goalless draw by Reims last weekend
  • Mbappe has scored 8 league goals this season but the Frenchman’s off-field antics have overshadowed his season

Paris Saint-Germain manager Christophe Galtier has appeared to doused the tension between himself and Kylian Mbappe after the French forward appeared to have criticized his tactics.

Mbappe had taken to social media to blast Galtier’s style of using him in the middle of PSG’s three-man attacking set-up in the aftermath of the goalless draw against Reims last weekend.

Kylian Mbappe, Christophe Galtier, Paris Saint-Germain, Ligue 1, France
Paris Saint-Germain manager Christophe Galtier has attempted to cool tensions after Kylian Mbappe criticized his tactics over the weekend. Photo by Aurelien Meunier
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According to Daily Mirror, Galtier has now responded to the now-deleted post, revealing that Mbappe is capable of adapting to any role he plays.

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"It was a reaction in the heat of the moment, after a moment of disappointment. Sometimes he finds himself in the middle and he gets the impression that he’s a pivot. But he’s a smart player who’s capable of adapting.

"I’m trying to reassure him by finding different options. We’re very mindful about his comments and his thinking because he’s a very important player for the team.”

Kylian Mbappe is Ligue One’s joint-highest scorer this season with 8 goals, playing as the pivot of PSG’s attacking trio including Neymar and Lionel Messi.

Petit hits out at PSG forward Kylian Mbappe

Meanwhile, France World Cup winner, Emmanuel Petit has asked Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe to grow up following the 23-year-old’s latest outburst, Goal reports.

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The former France international has criticized Mbappe for a number of off-field antics that have frequently left PSG coach Christophe Galtier embarrassed this season.

In Petit's opinion, The PSG talisman is out of touch with reality and needs to prioritize the needs of the team before all other considerations.

The four players Kylian Mbappe wanted PSG to sign

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Kylian Mbappe reportedly presented Paris Saint-Germain with a four-man shortlist of players he wanted the club to sign last summer.

The Frenchman penned a new lucrative contract with PSG back in May, ending speculation that surrounded his future with the Parisians.

At the time, the forward had widely been linked with a summer exit, and Real Madrid were believed to be firm favourites to sign him.

Source: Sports Brief News