Nuno Mendes Explains How He Plays With Kylian Mbappe Successfully

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Nuno Mendes, the left-back for Paris Saint-Germain, has developed into one of the best players in his position. The Portuguese defender recently spoke with PSG TV about his relationship with Kylian Mbappé, which was one of the topics discussed..

The 20-year-old mentioned that both players have similar qualities that allow them to play successfully with one another.

“We’re used to playing together in training and in games,” Mendes said to the club’s official channel (via Canal Supporters). “We are two very fast players, Kylian is a little faster than me, but I think we have a good connection and the speed helps us a lot..

It doesn’t work in every game, but it has resulted in goals in the games where it has worked, and I intend to give him a lot of assists like my other teammates.

While changes are expected at PSG following the club’s most recent UEFA Champions League Round of 16 exit, Mendes is one of the players that sporting advisor Luis Campos will want to build around as he overhauls the backline..

Nuno Mendes Explains How He Plays With Kylian Mbappe Successfully

Nonetheless, he doesn’t have to worry about the full-back positions, as Achraf Hakimi and Mendes are the starters. Former sporting director Leonardo cost the club money, but he did bring in Hakimi and Mendes, resolving a problem that had long plagued PSG..

Both players appear to be part of Campos’ vision as the French giants attempt to build a project around MbappĂ©..


Published on: March 19, 2023. at: 10:18 am

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