Kylian Mbappe is pleased with his decision to join Paris Saint-Germain from Ligue 1 rivals Monaco last summer and told FourFourTwo he is targeting major success at Parc des Princes.
“For me, it felt like the right moment and the right choice,” Mbappe told the magazine. “PSG are a huge club and they want to win every trophy. I want to win every trophy as well, so it felt like we both had a common goal and an opportunity to develop together.”
Mbappe has formed a fearsome “MCN” front three with teammates Edinson Cavani and Neymar, and he has spent most of his debut season on the right of that trio.
“I play on the right at PSG at the moment, but I see myself as an attacker that can basically fit in anywhere,” Mbappe said. “At Monaco, for example, Radamel [Falcao] and I played as a two upfront and I liked that, too.
“I do not really have a preference. As a youngster, I played in all three attacking positions across the pitch, so I am used to performing in different roles. The coach looks for us to switch roles during games in order to confuse the opposition. He is very precise.”
Before joining Monaco, Mbappe had a trial with Chelsea, which he looks back on fondly.
“I was still young back then, maybe 10 or 11,” Mbape said. “I went to London and spent just under a week over there.
“I trained at Chelsea and we played a friendly match against Charlton Athletic. We won 6-0 or 7-0. I played upfront, but I do not think that I scored. It was great — it was my first experience abroad and a chance for me to see what the game was like in England.”