The owner of Paris Saint-Germain asked for the Ballon d’Or for Mbappe

EvieSeptember 24, 2023 at 09:17 ETReading: 2 minutes.

Al-Khelaifi did not clarify whether Mbappe would renew the contract, which expires in 2024, or not.AP

Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi, I talked about the situation Kylian Mbappe, Even the person who asked for the Ballon d’Or this year And with her He admitted that he had “problems” that were treated internally, Without giving more details.

In statements made by Al-Khulaifi to a group of local media outlets and published today, Sunday, Supreme Commander Parisian He also downplayed Leo Messi’s dissatisfaction with his stay in Paris (2021-2023) and praised the work of coach Luis Enrique.

We have the best player in the world (Mbappe) And in my opinion he deserves it The golden ball (…) The problems we had in the family and Kilian is part of that family. “I am proud of what he is doing, and what the whole team is doing,” he said shortly before Paris Saint-Germain faced Olympique Marseille in a classic French League match.

Parisian President He did not clarify whether the player would renew the contract, which expires in 2024, or not. His refusal was the reason for the punishment imposed on him by the club, which excluded him from the main group for three weeks this summer.

About Messi, Al-Khelaifi downplayed his hatred for his Parisian daysThis was expressed in a recent press conference from the United States He confirmed that the ArgentineFavorite to win the Ballon d’Or, “He was and still is a great player.”

And so is the leader He was “proud” that Messi wore the colors of Paris Saint-Germain.

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But the coach responded to one of the latest criticisms of the Argentine star, who expressed his regret that Paris Saint-Germain did not honor him after he was crowned world champion in Qatar with Argentina in the final match against France.

“We celebrated it in training (Once I return from Qatar), RAlso in private, but it was difficult to do something on the field. He summed up: “We must respect the country that defeated him (France), his teammates who play in the national team and our fans.”

Regarding the Spanish Luis Enrique, the thousandth coach in the Qatari era at Paris Saint-Germain (since 2011), he stressed that he is building “a team that really plays like this” and set himself the goal of creating conditions so that “the players can enjoy playing.” “.

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