Mbappe named PSG vice-captain

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Paris Saint-Germain have named star striker, Kylian Mbappe as the club’s new vice-captain.

Manager, Christophe Galtier confirmed this on Monday, shortly after Mbappe netted five times to help PSG trounce Pays de Cassel 7-0 in the Coupe de France.

In the game, the French superstar had been named as captain – in the absence of Marquinhos – for the first time since he arrived at the Parc des Princes

With his five-goal haul against the amateur side, the 24-year-old made history as the first PSG player to score five times in a single game.

Praising his star striker after the game, Galtier said, “Kylian is a goal scorer. He is obsessed with scoring — clearly.

“He scored quite a few last year, 56 or something for the calendar year. It was important that he and Neymar played the whole game here.”

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