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Kimpembe claims he was “not aware” about Mbappé being PSG vice-captain

After Paris Saint-Germain’s 7-0 thrashing of Pays de Cassel in the Coupe de France, coach Christophe Galtier declared that Kylian Mbappé “is the vice-captain” of the team, second only to Marquinhos. One of the leaders of the French squad, defender Presnel Kimpembe, considered one of the applicants for the belt in the absence of the Brazilian, spoke out on the subject this Wednesday after rumors of change in PSG’s hierarchy.

“In the last few hours, I have been able to understand and read many things about myself. So I want to make things clear, in order to avoid the continuation of the propagation of false information about me. I was not aware of this decision, this is completely false. said, I will always respect the club’s decision,” he wrote on his Twitter account. Twitter.

PSG captain hierarchy

Even before the 24-year-old striker, midfielder Marco Verratti and defender Sergio Ramos were considered candidates for vice-captain of the PSG. However, according to the coach, the decision for Mbappé was made at the beginning of the 2022/23 season.

Last Monday’s match was the first time that the number 7 wore the French club’s captain’s armband, while, even out of action since November, Kimpembe used it on two occasions, for French Championship. In addition, Mbappé was on the field in both matches.

Finally, under possible new controversy in the team’s locker room, this time between two teammates also from the French national team, PSG returns to the field this Sunday. For the 20th round of the competition, Neymar and Messi’s team will receive Reims, at 4:45 pm (Brasília time), at Parque dos Príncipes.

The club, isolated leader of the competition with three points ahead of second place, will not be able to count on Kimpembe for the confrontation. The 27-year-old defender has tendinitis in the Achilles tendon of his right foot. Verratti is also embezzled.



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