Kylian Mbappe is the ‘BEST player in European football’, according to Carlo Ancelotti

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Carlo Ancelotti says Kylian Mbappe is the ‘BEST player in European football’ after his moment of magic gives PSG a first-leg advantage over Real Madrid… with the beaten boss insisting the transfer target of Los Blancos is ‘UNSTOPPABLE’











Kylian Mbappe is ‘unstoppable’ and is the best player in Europe, believes Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti.

Mbappe is expected to swap Paris for Madrid this summer when his contract expires, but he was all-in with PSG on Tuesday as their 94th-minute winner gave the French giants a slim lead in the game go in the knockout stages of the Champions League. .

The 23-year-old feasted on the left side for PSG and he capped off a brilliant performance with a goal in the dying seconds to leave a defeated Ancelotti in awe of his talents.

Kylian Mbappe provided the magical moment as PSG beat Real Madrid 1-0 in Paris

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes Mbappe is currently the best player in all of Europe

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes Mbappe is currently the best player in all of Europe

“Mbappe is the best player in European football,” Ancelotti said.

‘Mbappe is unstoppable, we tried to control him. Militao did very well, but he is a player who always invents something.

Real Madrid remained resolute defensively for 93 minutes, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois even saving a Lionel Messi penalty, but in the end they return to Spain with work to do in the return leg on March 9.

“We haven’t played well but we’re not dead yet,” added Ancelotti.

“We have to press more in the second leg. We are behind on the scoreboard and need to be better with the ball, which we didn’t do well today.

“We couldn’t get the ball out and we lost a lot of passes because of their high pressure. They did it well and put us in trouble in that sense.

Mbappe's 94th-minute winner sealed the game and Ancelotti says the striker is

Mbappe’s 94th-minute winner sealed the game and Ancelotti says the striker is ‘unstoppable’

Mbappe gave an interview in Spanish at the final whistle in which he was quizzed on whether his winning performance was due to wanting to impress Real Madrid, his expected next employers.

“I haven’t decided on my future,” he said. Movistar. “I play for Paris Saint-Germain, one of the best clubs in the world.

‘This game to influence my future? No, I haven’t decided, I’m doing my best and we’ll see what happens next season.

Real Madrid saw two offers for Mbappe rejected last summer, with the second reaching £154million, but they are expected to achieve their main goal for free when his contract expires in June.

Mbappe added to French channel Canal+: “How to ignore the (transfer) context?” It’s easy, you have to play football.

“We ask too many questions, we say too many things. We are talking about PSG and Real, two big clubs. I am a PSG player, I am always very happy.

His goal sparked wild celebrations at the Parc des Princes as PSG held a 1-0 lead in the round of 16.

His goal sparked wild celebrations at the Parc des Princes as PSG held a 1-0 lead in the round of 16.

Tuesday night at the Parc des Princes was the story of the strikers and while Messi missed his penalty and Mbappe scored the winning goal, it was a much more trying evening for the return of Karim Benzema, who was reinstated in the Madrid outfit after two games. outside.

Benzema struggled to have any influence on the game but Ancelotti insisted it had nothing to do with his injury and was more down to the team‘s performance.

“Benzema’s problem (on the night) was not physical,” the Italian continued.

“I changed him five minutes from the end, the balls we wanted didn’t reach him.

“It cost us a good game, something we don’t usually have much of a problem with, pressing high, but tonight it didn’t work out.

“I’m optimistic for the second leg, we have to do better than PSG at home.”

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