Sat 17 September 2022 | 13:43

Ill-formed PSG Captain Marquinhos has the full support of Galtier

Despite PSG's great start to the season, the Brazilian faced some criticism for his poor performances, many urging the new PSG coach to strip the centre-back of the club's captaincy. However, Galtier insists he has never thought about taking the captaincy away from Marquinhos.

Paris Saint-Germain

started Ligue 1 season in great fashion, winning six games and drawing one while scoring 25 goals, aided by revived performances from


and Lionel Messi in the attack.

Conceding five goals in seven matches, on the other end, caused their Brazilian captain


to face lots of criticism amid some poor performances

Ahead of their Sunday

Ligue 1

game against



Christophe Galtier

defended his captain. He told his press conference he never considered taking the captaincy away from the



"The captaincy, I have never thought of taking it away from him,"

Galtier said.

"He knows everything. He can talk. He is irreproachable.


"He knows when he can come to see me to share certain points of view. He is a very good relay for me. In the field, I have several relays with him - Sergio Ramos, Presnel Kimpembe, Kylian Mbappe.

"On his performances, I am surprised by your analysis. I do not share it. He must assimilate to a new system, that is all."

PSG's Sunday Ligue 1 clash against


will be their last game before the

international break

. Marquinhos was included in Brazil's latest squad ahead of the 2022

Qatar World Cup.



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