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Ligue 1: You may end up like Ronaldinho – Cascarino warns Mbappe


Former Republic of Eire star, Tony Cascarino has warned Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe, saying that the Frenchman might find yourself like Ronaldinho.

He stated that Mbappe should be taught from the errors of previous nice gamers like Ronaldinho if he achieves his dream transfer to Actual Madrid.

Mbappe has been accused of going backwards during the last three years for PSG, with Cascarino drawing comparisons between Mbappe and the Brazilian icon, Ronaldinho.

Mbappe has rejected talks to increase his contract with PSG having just one 12 months left and he’s anticipated to hitch Actual Madrid subsequent summer time

PSG rejected Actual Madrid’s €220million [£189m] deadline day bid for Mbappe regardless of the ahead’s contract expiring in a 12 months.

Like Mbappe, Ronaldinho rose to prominence at PSG however actually took his profession to the following stage in Spain with Barcelona.

Having did not win any trophy with PSG, Ronaldinho moved to Barcelona, serving to the membership to win two LaLiga tites, one Champions League crown, two FIFA World Participant of the 12 months awards and the Ballon d’Or.

Nevertheless, however he solely actually loved a number of years on the very peak of his powers, as his profession then took a slide into obscurity and plenty of have put it right down to a scarcity of focus, therefore the maverick tag.

And Cascarino fears the identical might occur to Mbappe.


“I hope I’m fallacious, however I hope Kylian Mbappe doesn’t flip right into a Ronaldinho,” stated the talkSPORT host on the Weekend Sports activities Breakfast.

“The kind of participant who has a lot, however then instantly his profession begins to go barely downwards.

“As a result of Ronaldinho was one of many world’s best when he was at his perfect, however it’s simple as a younger man while you get every thing put in entrance of you that you just barely take your eye off the ball and also you don’t develop into the identical participant.

“Kylian Mbappe remains to be a really younger participant, he’s 22, however he’s received to get again to someplace near the participant we all know and love.

“He’s gone backwards.

“If I look again on the participant he was in 2018, when he gained the World Cup and he was simply electrical, devastating, and you actually felt he was the most effective gamers on the planet.

“However I take a look at Mbappe now… I used to be disillusioned with him on the Euros and he hasn’t scored in six video games for France. There are moments, you see glimpses, however he’s not having anyplace close to the affect he used to have.

“I do know he’s had his head turned by Actual Madrid, however Mbappe isn’t doing it typically sufficient.

“You’ll be able to perhaps put it right down to the French league, and you’ll say he’s nonetheless received good numbers, and he had good numbers final season for PSG.

“However in the intervening time, he’s nowhere close to the participant he was three years in the past.”


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