2023-01-25 08:40:00

Mbappe PSG vice-captaincy decision shocks Kimpembe: 'I was not made aware'

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By Soham Mukherjee
  • Mbappe had armband against Pays de Cassel
  • Galtier named him vice-captain after match
  • Kimpembe claims he was not aware of change

WHAT HAPPENED? Mbappe was awarded the armband against sixth-tier outfit sixth-tier Pays de Cassel in the absence of regular captain Marquinhos, along with Presnel Kimpembe and Marco Verratti - who have previously been second and third in the hierarchy. After the match, in which Mbappe scored five times to fire PSG to a 7-0 win, coach Christophe Galtier clarified that the forward has been the vice-captain since the summer. However, Kimpembe has taken to social media to insist that he was not informed about the change.

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