Kylian Mbappe: PSG director Leonardo says Frenchman is not a spoiled child

Kylian Mbappe: PSG director Leonardo says Frenchman is not a spoiled child

- Kylian Mbappe has been described as a young committed footballer by PSG director Leonardo

- The French sensation was recently drawn into the whirlpool of criticism after his touchline spat with Tuchel in Montpellier win

- Mbappe had a bust-up with his manager, drawing harsh criticism but Leonardo is dissatisfied with the young star being called 'a spoiled child'

Kylian Mbappe has been branded a 'spoiled child' following his touchline bust-up with head coach Thomas Tuchel during the 5-0 hammering of Montpellier.

The French sensation was subbed in the 68th minute with PSG boasting 5-0 lead after he scored his 14th Ligue 1 goal in 16 appearances in the 57th minute of the encounter.

However, the World Cup-winning striker seemed unsatisfied with his withdrawal from the game and boldly expressed his displeasure towards the coach on the touchline.

The reaction was not, however, welcomed by former France international Christophe Dugarry who criticised the World Cup-winning star and dubbed him the ''spoiled child'' of PSG team.

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But in a reaction, PSG director Leonardo played down the incident while revealing that he was uncomfortable by the criticism that trailed the attacker's angry gesture.

"I heard things about Mbappe. On his personality. It makes me feel uncomfortable," he told.

"If a player leaves the field, and talks to the coach, okay... he is at fault. We will talk about it and settle this. But to say that he is a spoiled child? I don't accept that.

Leonardo also went on to express confidence in Mbappe's commitment while describing him as a top star next to Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.

"He's an adorable, very committed person and a fantastic player. In the top four players in the world, there is one 35 years old, another 32 years old and the other two are 28 and 21 years old," the PSG chief further said.

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Mbappe has formed a formidable partnership with Neymar for PSG up front, and both have scored whopping 38 goals between them in all competitions this season.

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Meanwhile, had reported that Kylian Mbappe has often been described as the poster-boy of football's next generation but outside the pitch, the Frenchman is making his own grandstanding legacy in the dimension of humanitarian effort.

The sensational wonder-kid has been phenomenal for Paris-Saint-Germain this season and has now been reported to have unveiled a charity for kids named KM which he often donated part of his €17.5 million annual salaries.

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