Bayern Munich Forward on Facing PSG in the Champions League Final, Presnel Kimpembe, and Kylian Mbappé

Kingsley Coman was the youngest player to make his debut with Paris Saint-Germain at the age of 16. In an interview with Le Parisian, he returned to the Champions League final against his heart club and confessed that he felt sad for PSG at the end of the match.  

“Before and during the game, I was focused on Bayern and winning. I didn’t want to waste energy spreading myself. But I grew up in Paris. PSG will always remain my favorite club, where I spent nine years. One after the meeting, when I put professionalism aside to let my emotions seem to be, then I felt a bit sad for Paris, but at least the club had climbed to the final by achieving great things.”

The Parisian youth product also spoke of his friend Presnel Kimpembe to praise him and stress that his old partner is a good player and that in addition to having the talent to be a leader, he has a competitive spirit. 

“Presnel is like a brother to me. He always had this leader’s soul in him. Now he is capable of repeating great performances. This is the main difference. To know their desire and their competitive mentality, I can assure you that they will continue.”

Coman also said that the capital club is not the same when there are absences of players like Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappé. He added that in-game against Leipzig, the team could not give its one hundred percent and hopes that Les Parisiens will do better in the next fixture. On the other hand, the French had a couple of compliments for his France National Team teammate in Mbappé. 

“In the first leg, Paris deplored many absentees. Without Neymar and Mbappé, it is not the same team. Even if everything is still possible, you must do it, you will. During final eight, PSG had largely won against this same opponent,” Coman said.

“It is difficult to surprise me because I have played and evolved with very great players. Kylian brings together all the technical qualities and an incredible mind to become one of the best, if not the best, in the world for years to come.”

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