Jardim: Mbappe nonetheless a Monaco player … for now

Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim declined to confirm the departure of Kylian Mbappe regardless of acknowledging the forward could leave the club as soon as Monday.
Widespread reports recommend Mbappe is around the verge of finishing a loan move to Paris Saint-Germain plus the 18-year-old remained on the bench as Monaco crushed Marseille 6-1 on Sunday.
The impressive victory extended the champions’ ideal start off to four straight Ligue 1 wins, three of which they’ve managed with out Mbappe’s services.
Speaking after the match, Jardim shied away from clarifying the star teenager’s future.
“As of currently Kylian is our player, that is why he was around the bench. Possibly that could not be the case tomorrow but for now it nonetheless is,” Jardim told Canal+ just after the match.
“I needed him for the game, but at 4-0 I changed my thoughts and played other players.”
Monaco’s victory more than a previously unbeaten Marseille came courtesy of a blistering four-goal first half.
Radamel Falcao bagged a brace to enhance his season tally to seven targets as well as the captain earned praise for his dedication towards the team.
“Falcao can be a huge scorer. However the most important issue is his attitude,” Jardim stated.
“He is really a genuine group player.”

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