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PSG: Kylian Mbappé helped with this big move in the transfer window
Posted September 8, 2022 07:30 am by Guillaume de Saint Sauveur
While PSG put no less than € 40 million on the table to recruit Vitinha, who quickly established himself as an important element of Christophe Galtier’s eleven types, the Portuguese midfielder indicated that Kylian Mbappé’s presence had been an element. important in his eyes.
As soon as he took up the post of sports advisor to the PSG en lieu and instead of Leonardo early summer, Luis Campos he quickly decided to go all out for one of his Portuguese compatriots who was playing FC Porto : Vitina. Thus, a check for € 40 million was paid, corresponding to the amount of his release clause PSG for the Lusitanian midfielder, who was the first ever signing of the transfer window. And this choice has paid off.
Vitinha already essential for PSG
In fact, right from the first weeks of official competitions and after a convincing summer preparation in Japan, Vitina has managed to establish itself as an indispensable part of the midfield of the PSG next to Sign Verrattiand the Portuguese international was therefore certainly the right choice of transfer window summer of Luis Fields. His new XXL performance against the Juventus Turin Tuesday evening in the Champions League (2-1) also confirms his excellent form PSG.
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Mbappé decisive in the eyes of Vitinha
Questioned into the microphone of RMC Sport after the match, Vitina talked about its successful integration in PSG : ” I feel very comfortable because my teammates make me feel that way. I feel very good, both on and off the pitch here in Paris “. It must be said that this career choice of the Portuguese midfielder was dictated in particular by the extension of the contract of Kylian Mbappéwhich was a further argument for deducing it FC Porto : ” I wanted to play with the best players and he is one of the best players in the world. For us it is easier because we have the best with us He admits Vitina.
Galtier packed by Vitinha
At the end of August, after the cardboard PSG on the lawn of LOSC (7-1), Christophe Galtier also excited about a press conference on hiring Vitina : “ When Luis spoke to me quickly about Viti ‘, I knew very little about him and I immediately looked at his career and what he had done with Porto. He is a very intelligent player, always on the move, very mature for his age. He has a very collective spirit and is the link between the defense and our offensive sector. When Luis introduced him to me, I was very surprised by his level, so I’m not surprised to see him integrate so quickly into the system. “Confided the coach of PSG.
Mbappé very reserved on the PSG transfer window
However, for its part, Kylian Mbappé he sounded much more skeptical on Monday at the microphone than Channel + when deciding the quality of transfer window summer made by Luis Campos au PSG : ” Armed better, I don’t know. Only the field will tell. I think it is up to the club to say if they are happy with what happened this summer, with the changes that have been made, they will be the ones who will answer you better than me. “, He had let go Mbappé. As a reminder, in addition to Vitina, the PSG then brought Ugo Ekitike (20 years, loan with purchase option of 35 million euros), Nordic Mukiele (24 years, 15M €), Renato sanches (25 years, € 15M), Fabiano Ruiz (26 years, 25M €) and then Charles Soler (25 years, 17 million euros).