Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed the best person to take over from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. According to the Portugues, he believes Paris Saint Germain and France international Kylian Mbappe is the player that will be the talk of every football lover when Ronaldo and Messi retires.
Jose Mourinho Says Kylian Mbappe is Best Player to Take Over from Messi and Ronaldo
Kylian Mbappe has been very impactful in football since coming to fame light with AS Monaco. The young player is expected to lead the French attack in Euro 2020, which will be starting soon. He has put forth a sterling performance with his club side Paris Saint Germaine in Lige 1 in the 2020/21 French Ligue 1 season. Jose Mourinho believes the player is equal to the task to fit in the shoes of both Ronaldo and Messi when they are gone.
Ronaldo and Messi have been top of the game since they broke into fame in 2003. The players have been sharing the Ballon d’Or award with each other since 2008. Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Or while Lionel Messi has won six. Mourinho, in an interview, said that Kylian Mbappe would be the next star in world football.
According to him, he said: “When you have Mbappe on your side, it’s very difficult not to win. It’s much easier to win.” He also said the player is one of those players that can win matches, scares opponents, pushes opposition to change their approach just because of his qualities. He ended his speech by saying that both Ronaldo and Messi already hitting their late 30s. He thinks Mbappe is the next one.