Luis Enrique sure of better squad without Mbappe

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Paris Saint-Germain manager Luis Enrique remained convinced that PSG will have a ‘way better squad’ next season as star forward Kylian Mbappe is nearing Real Madrid’s move.This is good backing from the former Spanish national team manager, who has also urged his side to improve next season.
It’s no longer news that Mbappe will complete his expected move to Real Madrid after seven seasons in the French capital.
This would seem to leave Enrique’s side shorthanded ahead of the 2024-25 campaign, but the manager has insisted that the Parisians will be a better team without their superstar.
Despite not having a preseason with the squad over the contract extension, Mbappe is PSG’s top scorer this season, with over 30 goals in all competitions.
At a press conference, Luis Enrique said: “I know that if everything goes well, next season, we will have a better team from all perspectives: offensively, defensively, tactically. I have no doubt about it.”
Mbappe informed the Parisians that he plans to leave the club in early February, as he said he was not ready to activate the extra year clause on his two-year deal.
Many reports have it that the 2018 World Cup winner had verbally agreed on a long-term contract to complete his dream move.
Meanwhile, PSG have already been linked with several replacements. They include AC Milan’s Rafael Leao, Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, and his Manchester United counterpart Marcus Rashford.
Although it’s expected to get such a comment from Enrique, Mbappe still has a role for the Parisians.
Mbappe is expected to be in the starting XI as his side takes on Monaco on Friday before attention turns to the Champions League last 16 clash with Real Sociedad.
When asked about the club’s interest in Leao, the manager jokingly wondered if the Milan forward was a singer.
He added that he would only discuss another player on the club payroll.
As the season nears its end, many are waiting to see where Mbappe finally goes and who will replace him in Paris.

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