Dani Alves Aims Ruthless Dig at Kylian Mbappe As Brazil Defender Accuses French Star of Selfishness

Dani Alves Aims Ruthless Dig at Kylian Mbappe As Brazil Defender Accuses French Star of Selfishness

  • Brazil defender Dani Alves has accused Kylian Mbappe of failing to realize his PSG teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi are bigger than him
  • Alves suggested their young French teammate is missing out on a glut of goals because he does not pass to Neymar and Messi enough
  • There have been murmurings of a rift between Kylian Mbappe and Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain with reports suggesting the pair have had a fallen off

Brazil defender Dani Alves has weighed in on the reported rift between French superstar Kylian Mbappe and his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar.

Alves has accused Mbappe of being selfish and failing to realize that his Paris Saint-Germain teammates including Neymar and Messi are bigger phenomena than him.

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Dani Alves claims Kylian Mbappe will score more goals if he plays more with Neymar and Lionel Messi rather than being selfish. Photo by Quality Sport Images
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According to Daily Mirror, the veteran Brazil defender believes Mbappe stands a better chance of scoring more goals than he currently does if he plays more with his PSG teammates.

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"Mbappe is a phenomenon who has not yet understood that those who play with him in attack are bigger phenomena than him. If Mbappe gave the ball to Messi and Neymar, he would score 150 goals."

Neymar, Mbappe, and Messi have been in phenomenal form for PSG before the Ligue 1 season took a break for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Manchester United line up £150m for Mbappe

Meanwhile, English Premier League giants, Manchester United are ready to spend £150 million on Kylian Mbappe to bring the player in from Paris Saint-Germain, Eurosport reports.

The Red Devils are looking for a new forward after terminating the contract of Cristiano Ronaldo who is now set for an enormous Saudi Arabian deal.

Victor Osimhen, Memphis Depay, and Cody Gakpo could be other options at Old Trafford, while there are plenty of new buyers looking at taking over the club.

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Pochettino describes as Kylian Mbappe immature

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Mauricio Pochettino believes Kylian Mbappe still needs to mature as a player.

The former Paris Saint-Germain manager spoke about the French forward for the first time since leaving PSG.

Pochettino was discussing Mbappe's failed move to Real Madrid and how it could affect his developing personality going forward as a player.

Source: Sports Brief News