Kylian Mbappe would not have really appreciated the media outing of Olivier Giroud after the victory of Les Bleus against Bulgaria, Tuesday night (3-0). Author of a double, the Chelsea striker regretted calls of balls not satisfied. Annoyed, Kylian Mbappe would have taken this spike for him.
The Euro has not yet begun that the tension is already rising on the side of the French strikers. The first blow of heat took place after the game of the Blues against Bulgaria, Tuesday night. A 3-0 victory at the Stade de France, which should have comforted the team. This was not the case for everyone.
The Chelsea forward, Olivier Giroud, who replaced Karim Benzema with an injury at the end of the first half, felt that he was not served by his playing partners. Questioned on the channel L’Équipe about a timid start, the 34-year-old striker answered: “Discreet because sometimes, we make runs but the balls do not arrive. You say I wasn’t seen much at the beginning but maybe we could have found each other better.”
Mbappé annoyed by Giroud’s post-match statements
A statement that did not really affect the blue team, except for another striker placed next to Olivier Giroud: Kylian Mbappe. According to L’Équipe, the PSG striker did not appreciate Olivier Giroud‘s comments after the match, feeling indirectly targeted.
Especially since the Blues’ leader made a point of praising Benjamin Pavard and Wissam Ben Yedder‘s decisive passes. Annoyed, Kylian Mbappe, whose future at PSG is still uncertain, would have asked to go to a press conference on Thursday to respond directly to Olivier Giroud and the comments that followed his media release.
A request finally pushed back by Didier Deschamps, the coach of Les Bleus, who would have convinced Mbappe to keep his calm before the start of the Euro. Aware of the embarrassment caused, Olivier Giroud would have explained with his partner of 22 years, Wednesday in Clairefontaine. Despite this exchange, Mbappe would still have a tooth against Giroud. Case to follow on the field …