Neymar, “undesirable”, Kimpembe … Galtier takes stock of the Paris transfer market

The new coach of Paris Saint-Germain has talked about the transfer market in the columns of L’Équipe.

After Vitinha, PSG is preparing to recruit a second player, Hugo Ekitike. The future Reims player was on Friday evening at the Factory. Without further ado. And then ? As during his inaugural press conference, Christophe Galtier especially insisted on … outings in an interview given to The team . The 55-year-old coach has also sent a clear message to a number of players, from Gini Wijnaldum to Layvin Kurzawa, to Ander Herrera, Julian Draxler and Rafinha, who have not been called up among the 25 players selected for the tour. Japan. It’s not because they go to Asia that guys like Mauro Icardi, Gana Gueye or Abdou Diallo will continue to be Parisians at the end of the transfer market …

Still, Galtier’s plan is clear: believe it is “pejorative“talk about players”unwanted“, the former coach of” Sainté “, Lille and Nice, however, judges that the group as it is currently constituted, with 26-27 field players, is”huge“.”There are players to whom the spaces of expression will be reduced. We talked to them. It was not an easy exercise. They are players we have to respect“he indicates, explaining that his intention is to play the season with”21 field players and some youngsters“While emphasizing that.”the big clubs that perform at a high level are the ones that manage to integrate the best young people in an experienced and quality staff.Speaking of young people, Édouard Michut (19 years old), angry, announces that he is leaving (Celtic, Seville, Nice, Toulouse) with an initial price of 6 million euros according to the indiscretions of the British newsroom of Cel.

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Neymar and Kimpembe in Galtier’s plans

It is true that Christophe Galtier wants a smaller workforce, but he wants it. “as strong as possible“And so it’s a roster with Neymar Jr. that he hopes to have.”A team is always stronger with great players. And Neymar is one of them“He says, echoing comments made a few weeks ago at a press conference. Knowing his players will compete.”25 or 26 matches“For the World Cup and the November 13 cut, between Paris and its national team”,there will be a need for rotation. What I want, to have an obviously very strong eleven, is for that eleven to be at least as strong with the five possible changes.“, Says Galtier, stating”that there will be playing time for everyonein the offensive sector. To see if the “Ney” can be satisfied with the springs …

What about Presnel Kimpembe? Free in 2024 and author of a thunderous start during the last rally with the national team of France, in a press conference, the 27-year-old world champion is in the dark. It is said here and there that Paris would not be against a transfer of 50 M € and more, with Juventus and especially Chelsea on the record. “Almost” march? A perspective that amuses Christophe Galtier. “I read everything that could be said about Kim ‘. We even laughed at it together. He’s a player I like. It is direct in the human relationship. What will happen, I do not know. He is a great defender, a leader. In this system (three-person defense, editor’s note), it can be very efficient», Analyzes the Parisian coach. Let’s see if Luis Campos is of the same opinion. “I think it’s important to be very well aligned between a coach and a sports advisor“, he explains, slipping that no decision will be made without the approval of the Portuguese.”And vice versa“Adds mischievously the successor of Mauricio Pochettino.

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