The two stars of Paris SG Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, a time in the sights of Real Madrid, created the excitement during the preliminary press conferences in the poster that will pit the two teams in the Champions League on Tuesday (21:00) to Santiago-Bernabeu.
Faced with the insistence of Spanish media questions on the case Mbappé, the German technician, at first annoyed, ended up taking things with a smile, while repeating the same words on the subject. Anthology.
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Zinédine Zidane (Real Madrid coach): "I'm already in love with him (Kylian Mbappé) first as a person, but I've known him for a long time, this is not the first time I'll meet him he had already come here for tests (when the French prodigy was barely a teenager) ".
Thomas Tuchel: "I'm not angry with Zidane, I was (in Switzerland) with Zinédine 2 weeks ago, we did not talk about it at all." If you ask him about Mbappé, can he say he's French ... He likes this player, but like a lot of coaches, I'm not angry or upset, but Kylian is one of us. "
"(Mbappé) is ready, he feels good, he trained yesterday and the day before yesterday I do not know how much Zinédine is in love with our player, but I can say that we love him too. more importantly, he is our player, we are very happy, very happy that he is there, sometimes it's like that, you like a lot of things or people you can not have. Unfortunately for Zinedine, he is our player and I'm sure he has players on his team that he loves too. "
Marquinhos (defender of Paris SG): (Mbapped to Real?) "It's hard to see a future for PSG without Mbappé.It is very important.It is not only Zidane, everyone is in love with this kid. He has already won titles, he is very important in club as in selection, we are lucky to have him with us, he is a player who can win us matches ".
. Neymar, "decisive" in "matches like that"
Zinédine Zidane: "It does not change much (whether Neymar is playing or not), I've integrated the fact that he could play tomorrow, I think they'll play with Neymar and Mbappé, but we're ready to play against any team from Paris ".
Marquinhos: "He's ready to start a match, the coach knows it, nobody likes to be on the bench in a game like this, a big game, in a stadium like Santiago-Bernabeu." that for 'Ney', for all players it's the same, but we also know that it's very difficult to satisfy everyone in a match like that ".
"It's very difficult to imagine a future at PSG without Neymar, I know him very well, he's a good friend, he's someone who knows how to take responsibility, especially in matches like that. to be decisive, he always looks for the ball, to be really aggressive and decisive, in matches like that, it's very good to have a player like that you can rely on. For us, for the team, if it's a big match, Paris will make a great match too. "
Thomas Tuchel: "(To the question about which player he prefers between Neymar and Mbappé, he laughs) If I answer this question here, I can take my things, go to the hotel and it's over for me! I can not answer that, it does not happen like that, we're talking about two players that I like a lot, we need eleven players, twenty good players in the group, and among all, we have to find the binder to build a team and win It was well tried, but you will not get me on this field! "
Interviewed at a press conference
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