The Spanish technician, who was officially appointed president of Paris Saint-Germain, revealed on Wednesday to the media the main lines of his game plan.
That’s it, Luis Enrique is the coach of PSG. The person who made the Parisian club suffer so much, both as a player and as a coach, will now have the task of leading it to heights, especially in Europe. His first appearance in front of the press was delayed by aircraft problems Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Iberian technician, presented his project, his ambitions and his desires, while being careful not to say too much. A press point during which its president also emerged, with a sharp departure from Kylian Mbappe.
A game focused on attacking and winning
Known for his willingness to play attacking football, Luis Enrique has not betrayed his reputation. called “Non-negotiable“This need for an attack-oriented identity, he’s also addressed the idea of making a game that appeals to fans. If he’s emphasized it’s necessary.”certainly Adapting to players“to get out”best profit“And he promised that the attack would be”his way of working“.
Always with a passion for creativity “Attacking and attacking football is entertaining for fansHe also confirmed his desire to obtainResults, especiallyWhen asked about the Champions League, he did not hide.I like pressure“and find your mission”great“.to talk”of objectivityHe also emphasized the lack of experience of Paris Saint-Germain compared to other teams.Not that we can’t compete with them“.
A healthy coexistence with Luis Campos and Nasser Al-Khulaifi
Often a hot topic at PSG, the agreement between the coach and his captains. Known for his strong personality, Luis Enrique first wanted to thank his sporting director Luis Campos and his boss, Nasser Al-Khulaifi on confidence before testifying.honorTo work with the Portuguese.
In talks with the club for several weeks, the Spaniard confirmed that discussions between the three men began long before his signing, in particular with Luis Campos: “aWe haven’t been able to talk a lot about our opinions and what we want to do and how we want to do it, and I think we’re 100% on board. I am convinced we will have a great team.“
No contact with players yet
If Luis Enrique discovered the new facilities at the Poissy Training Center, which he seemed to appreciate, emphasizing the importance of the environment “Comfortable but not luxuriousHowever, he has not yet been in contact with his players. He said he has simply met Presnel Kempembe, Nordi Mukele and Nuno Mendes, who are on site because he is in recovery or rehabilitation.
In addition, he also made it clear that the content of his discussions with his players would be kept private, arguing that “This is information that should remain internal“Assuming he’s coming.”without imposing anythingWith a will to make decisionsby consensusHe also plans one-on-one interviews with his players.
Kylian Mbappe, case not yet settled
In response to a question about the possibility of the club’s star presence at the start of the next season, the Spaniard did not hide that the situation was not entirely under his control. “A bunch of things can happen and these are discussions I will keep private (…) We will try to put together the best team possible.“
It is an issue that the club president also intervened in. Nasser Al-Khulaifi, who did not utter his words about an extension from Bondi’s homeland. “If Kylian wants to stay, which is what we want, he has to sign a new contract. aThe best player in the world can’t be let go for free, it’s impossible. “