Kevin De Bruyne Makes Interesting Pick Between Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

Kevin De Bruyne Makes Interesting Pick Between Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

  • Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne once picked Neymar over Kylian Mbappe in an interview that he did in early 2021
  • De Bruyne was playing a You have to Answer game where he made a series of picks from a couple of two different things that were asked
  • Neymar and Mbappe were believed to be at loggerheads, but PSG head coach has since confirmed that everything has been settled

A past interview that Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne took part in has resurfaced online.

De Bruyne was asked to choose between Paris Saint-Germain superstars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain, Kevin De Bruyne
Neymar and Kylian Mbappe during a PSG training session. Photo by Bertrand Guay.
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The Belgian midfielder was playing the 'You Have To Answer' game conducted by ESPN alongside his international compatriot Romelu Lukaku.

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He ended up choosing Neymar over the French star, who has often been touted as the next big star in football. The Manchester City assistant captain did not give an explanation why he favoured the Brazilian.

De Bruyne's comments have come to light once again as the two players are said to be involved in a feud in the French capital.

Neymar likes tweets condemning Mbappe's penalty-taking skills

Sports Brief had reported that Neymar and Kylian Mbappe have seemingly yet to put their differences aside. The duo was reported to have had issues to the extent that Mbappe wanted Neymar out of the club. Allegations that Mbappe vehemently denied.

But Neymar has stoked that fire again after he reportedly liked a tweet disparaging PSG's head coach Christophe Galtier for appointing Mbappe as the first-choice penalty taker in their game against Montpellier.

PSG won their second game of the season by beating their opponents 5-2, in a game that was marred by deep controversies.

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Mbappe was chosen as the first penalty taker

Afterwards, Galtier moved in to settle and control the issue. Sports Brief reported that henceforth, Mbappe will be the designated penalty taker for the club, with Neymar stepping in should there be another penalty given in the same game.

This will come as a surprise, given that Neymar's penalty record is superior to Mbappe's. The latter has been guilty of missing crucial penalties.