Mauricio Pochettino: Mbappe will be in Paris St-Germain squad at Reims
Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino said that despite speculation about the forward’s future. Kylian Mbappé should be in his team to participate in Sunday’s game in Reims.
Real Madrid will make an offer to sign Mbappé before the transfer deadline at 23:00 BST on Tuesday, August 31st.
“Kylian Mbappé worked very hard and is preparing for Sunday’s game,” Pochettino said.
The Argentine Lionel Messi and the Brazilian Neymar can also play against Reims.
Messi signed with Paris Saint-Germain this summer after his contract with Barcelona expired. but he has not yet played for the French club.
Since Argentina defeated Brazil in the Copa America final on July 11, neither he nor Neymar have participated in the competition.
Paris Saint-Germain’s lineup has not yet been announced.
but Pochettino said that Mbappé, Neymar and Messi “will definitely be included in the list” and “we will see if they can play from the beginning of the game.”
Earlier this week, Paris Saint-Germain Sports Director Leonardo stated that “Kelian is looking forward to leaving”.
but the club’s goal is to “extend and keep it.”
Pochettino said: “Regarding the communication with our chairman and the sports director. they have clarified the club’s position in this regard.”
When asked whether Mbappé told him he wanted to leave Paris Saint-Germain, Pochetti Novo replied: “No.”