Kylian Mbappe’s mother, Fayza Lamari, has dismissed rumours of a rift between her son and Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar.
Reports had emerged that Mbappe is unhappy that he still doesn’t hold a higher standing in the PSG dressing room.
Mbappe and Neymar also fell out during their 5-2 French Ligue 1 win over Montpellier last weekend, when the Brazilian took over penalty duties following Mbappe’s miss earlier during the encounter.
The France international, who signed a new bumper contract in the summer, also appeared to give up on a counterattack after not receiving a cross-field ball.
Reports have since surfaced of a dressing room split, but Mbappe’s mother has stated that the rumours have been greatly exaggerated.
She told Kora Sport (as per Le 10 Sport): “The situation has been resolved internally, and everything is perfect.”
Champions League: ‘They’ve No Excuse,’ Patrice Evra Names Club To Win Trophy
Manchester United legend, Patrice Evra, has backed Manchester City to win the Champions League this season.
Evra believes Man City have no excuse not to win the Champions League this season after adding striker Erling Haaland to Pep Guardiola’s squad this summer.
Haaland has scored 14 goals in 10 matches this season, three of them in the Champions League.
The Norway international joined the Premier League champions from Borussia Dortmund earlier this summer.
“He (Haaland) is a monster,” Evra told Betfair.
“He is using his physique, he’s a killer in front of goal, he does the right movements, he’s sharp for someone tall and strong. He’s like a cat.
“He got them back on track and that’s why he’s a number nine, and this is a real number nine. City were winning the league without a striker, but in the Champions League they struggled, now I feel like they have no excuse.
“When they lost that final against Chelsea, Guardiola decided to play without any striker, now this won’t happen again.”
Fury Casts Doubts Over Joshua Bout
Tyson Fury has spoken aggressively against former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and current champion Oleksandr Usyk in a fresh social media video on Friday insulting both boxers.
The WBC heavyweight world champion has fired back at the Ukrainian who this week accused him of being afraid of an undisputed title fight between them.
Usyk said concerning Fury, “Despite his toughness and how he is generally described, he is afraid. Yes, of me.”
The Gypsy King has also now claimed that he does not believe Joshua will sign the contract to fight him next on December 3 casting doubts over the possibility of the ‘Battle of Britain’.
Joshua agreed to all of Fury’s terms for the bout, and the sides are now going back-and-forth at contract stages with time running out to finalise a deal.
Fury ranted: “Usyk – you little s***house, you little s***bag.
“Talking s***e, I’m afraid of you? I’ll put my fist right through the side of you, you little sausage.
“And the other s***house, that big bodybuilder Joshua, that’s a proper s***house that it.
“Had the contract for I don’t know how long and ain’t signing it.
“You little sausage, you do not wanna fight, your manager’s a sausage.
“I’ve never seen anything like yous, both a pack of s***houses.
“However, I will be fighting December 3 if this sausage does not sign the contract, which I don’t think he is because I don’t think he’s got the b****cks to, because he’s a s***bag.
“Both of yous, a pair of little sausage s***houses.
“Joshua is a s***house, Usyk a s***house. Yous are all s***houses.”
EPL: You’re a Real Coach, Chelsea Star Hails Graham Potter
Chelsea defender, Kalidou Koulibaly, has hailed manager Graham Potter as a real coach.
Potter was recently appointed as Chelsea’s new manager.
The Englishman replaced Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked by Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly.
“The new coach came with some good ideas. He’s a real coach. He did some good things with Brighton. Now he is a Chelsea manager,” Koulibaly told Le Quotidien.
“He has guidelines, expectations. It’s up to me to be patient, it’s up to me to show that I deserve to play, to show in training that the coach can trust me.
“Compared to this, there will be no problem. We are also in the first weeks, it is normal for the coach to rely on players who are used to the emblem of Chelsea and who have been there for a very long time.
“When I will be at 100%, there will be no problem, I will play again.”
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