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“I’m not surprised by what Mbappé did at the Camp Nou” - Zidane

Sat 20 February 2021 | 21:54

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe shone brightly this week in the Champions League play with a remarkable hat-trick in his team’s 4-1 victory against Barcelona.

The 22-year-old was a hero at Zinedine Zidane's press conference and the

Real Madrid

boss showed his admiration for the player.

Mbappe has often spoken of his continued respect for Zidane as well.

The coach announced:

“I’m not surprised by what Mbappé did at the Camp Nou.”

Zidane

replied when he was questioned if he was a fan of the Frenchman:

“I watch all the games and I enjoy it when I see good things. But that is just like all the fans.

“Do I prefer Mbappe or Haaland? Well, as I was saying, what I like is to see good players and they are two players of the present and of the future, but I’m not going to answer who I prefer. The important thing is that these players are excellent.

“Am I motivated by being Mbappe’s idol? As always, I have already answered many times about that.”

Mbappe

's contract is due to end in 2022, and rumors say that he could be keen on leaving the team and possibly heading to Madrid to join Zidane, whom he admired from childhood.

The forward has scored 111 goals in 153 matches since Moving in PSG in 2017.

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