Mbappe: Neymar is not a selfish character


Kylian Mbappe says star Paris Saint-Germain colleague Neymar is not a selfish character.

Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League group B match between RSC Anderlecht and Paris Saint Germain on October 18, 2017 at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Brussels, Belgium.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Neymar has scored 17 goals from 20 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 leaders since switching from Barcelona.

Mbappe feels¬†Neymar’s commitment to the team has been key to their success.

“People on the outside see a Neymar on the pitch, but that’s not him,” Mbappe told Marca.

“People see him doing tricks and dribbles and think that he is only trying to enjoy himself, that he’s selfish and only thinks about himself. But when you share a dressing room with him you realise that it’s not the case.

“It’s true that he’s a very kind person, that he is interested in others. He’s very nice, and he plays for the team first.

“His football is all about dribbling and skills and you aren’t going to ask him to stop because he does it very well.

“There’s nobody who dribbled like him in this aspect of the game, he’s a footballer who can win us titles and we have to take advantage.”