Kylian Mbappe Plays Down Rumors of Beef With PSG Boss Luis Enrique- “I’m Very Happy”

Published 11/19/2023, 8:32 AM EST

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The recent rumors surrounding a feud between Kylian Mbappe and Luis Enrique seem to be greatly exaggerated. This alleged conflict stemmed from PSG‘s match against Reims, in which Mbappe scored an impressive hattrick. However, his performance did not meet the expectations of his manager, who subsequently criticized him post-game. Despite the criticism, Mbappe has clarified that there is no bad blood between him and Luis Enrique.

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It seems as if this situation is merely an example of a manager pushing his players to reach their full potential. Luis Enrique has openly stated that he desires more from his 24-year-old star. While this has fueled speculations of a deteriorating relationship, it is something that pleases Mbappe rather than upsets him.

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In a recent interview, Mbappe addressed the issue head-on and expressed his thoughts about the criticism. He stated, “My teammates and coaches are always asking more of me. I’m very happy that they’re so demanding of me”. The young forward views this criticism in a positive light, recognizing its role in his personal growth as a player.

Furthermore, Mbappe added, “I want to continue to progress and help my team as best I can”. From Mbappe’s perspective, the criticism from his manager has not had a negative impact on their relationship. There appears to be no animosity between the two, contrary to the rumors.

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Instead, the young forward is embracing the challenging expectations placed upon him, recognizing them as opportunities for personal growth and development. This revelation will surely bring a great sense of relief to the fans of Paris Saint-Germain. Now, let us also delve into the remarks made by the Spanish manager that sparked these rumors.

Luis Enrique openly expressed his disappointment with Mbappe’s performance

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On 11 November PSG travelled to the Stade Auguste-Delaune II stadium to face off against Reims. The Parisians emerged victorious with a convincing 3-0 win, thanks to Mbappe’s exceptional hat trick. However, post-match, PSG manager Luis Enrique did not shy away from expressing his disappointment in Mbappe, despite the hattrick.

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““I am not happy with Kylian Mbappe. I have nothing to say about the goals, but he can help the team in another way,” the 53-year-old stated. Kylian is one of the best players in the world, but we want more. We want him to do more,” he concluded. It is common for coaches to push their players to reach their maximum potential, and this seems to be the case here as well.

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My name is Saransh Chauhan and I am an experienced soccer writer at EssentiallySports. With over a year of experience at EssentiallySports, I have covered various aspects of the magnificent sport. While I strive to provide comprehensive coverage of core sports topics, I also explore off-court and entertainment subjects.
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