‘We have no worries about the fact that the best is yet to come’: Kylian Mbappe’s father defends France forward after criticism was aimed at his son after Moldova victory
- Kylian Mbappe’s father has defended his son following recent criticism of him
- Mbappe wasn’t at his best during France’s qualifying win against Moldova
- Wilfried Mbappe insists that his son can cope with criticism and will improve
France have secured their place at Euro 2020, but Mbappe wasn’t at his best against Moldova as he failed to find the net.
However, his father Wilfried insists that he doesn’t have any concerns about the 20-year-old.
Kylian Mbappe’s father Wilfried defended son after recent criticism of his displays for France
Mbappe senior told L’Equipe: ‘He who knows nothing is a smart man when he shuts up.
‘Some people should do more thinking through. Criticism, we have dealt with since he began his career.
‘But I remain surprised at the interventions from certain people who know him and see him often speak. Each to their own view. Debates about Kylian accompany both him and his journey.
Wilfried Mbappe says that his son can deal with criticism and added ‘the best is yet to come’
KYLIAN MBAPPE’S RECORD THIS SEASON
Paris Saint-Germain – 11 appearances, nine goals, four assists
France – One appearance, no goals
Total – 12 appearances, nine goals, four assists
‘To reassure everyone, we deal with it just fine. We have no worries about the fact that the best is yet to come.’
Mbappe was one of the star performers as France won the 2018 World Cup, with the forward scoring four goals at the tournament.
The Paris Saint-Germain star has a record of 13 goals in 33 appearances for his country overall.
He will be determined to add to that tally when France conclude their Euro 2020 qualifiers with an away game against Albania on Sunday.
This season Mbappe has been in impressive goalscoring form for PSG, scoring nine goals in eleven appearances.