PSG: Will Messi and Mbappé stay? Galtier’s response

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Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier took advantage of an interview with the Spanish newspaper brand to discuss the future of Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé with the capital club.

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Will the future of Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé still join Paris Saint-Germain next season? While the 2022 World Cup is currently being played out in Qatar, Christophe Galtier gave an interview to the Spanish daily brandin which the coach of the capital club notably gave his feelings about the future of his two attackers.

“Does he want to continue at PSG?”

Landed free in the summer of 2021 after leaving FC Barcelona, ​​the 35-year-old Argentine star has a current contract until June 2023, plus an additional twelve months as an option. While the question of his possible return to the Blaugrana arises, the successor on the bench of Mauricio Pochettino warns: “There are many parameters. The first thing is his desire. Does he want to continue at PSG? Is he happy here? The first thing to know is if he wants to continue. All these types of decisions are made between the player and Luis Campos.”

The former Nice coach also spoke about the fate reserved for the 2018 world champion, extended last May until June 2025. “It’s the same situation as Leo. When a player is happy somewhere, he has no reason to leave. To be happy, you have to enjoy. As soon as the player likes the pitch and feels that he is in a team that can win and can take on big challenges, he has no reason to leave. Is the native of Bondy over the moon? “Sure”warns the Habs.

“I think Kylian loves PSG”

The Marseillais refutes the idea that the former Monegasque stayed for his salary. “I think it wasn’t the money. Because world-class players, whether in Spain, England or France, are winning. They are not there for the money. I think Kylian loves PSG.” Before concluding : “If he’s happy, why wouldn’t Kylian be here next season?” What will the main interested party decide in the coming months? To be continued…