Mbappe extends remarkable record over Pulisic and Co in latest PSG outing

The teenage forward remains the outstanding U-20 talent in European football, with the target found once again in a Ligue 1 meeting with Lille

Kylian Mbappe scored one and made another in his latest Paris Saint-Germain appearance to extend his remarkable record as Europe’s top U-20 talent.

The 18-year-old has been a revelation since making the breakthrough at Monaco, earning senior international recognition with France and a high-profile switch to PSG.

An initial loan move is set to cost the Ligue 1 giants €180 million next summer, but they will consider that to be money well spent.

Article continues below

Editors' Picks

Juve on alert: Exiled Icardi may have already played his final game for Inter Sarri vindicated for dropping Kepa as Chelsea & Pedro impress in Spurs win Magnificent Mane takes centre stage as league leaders Liverpool put on a five-star show Lukaku sends reminder that his Man Utd career is far from over

Mbappe is already being billed as a potential Ballon d’Or winner and his achievements since the start of 2016-17 suggest that he is well on course to reach the top of the global game.

Mbappe netted 26 times across all competitions for Monaco last season.

He has added another 10 efforts to that tally with PSG this term, while also creating plenty of opportunities for others.

Those qualities were on full display against Lille on Saturday, as Unai Emery’s side cemented their standing at the top of Ligue 1.

With Mbappe in this kind of form, even the likes of highly-rated Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic can get nowhere near the numbers he is posting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *