Thomas Tuchel showed full confidence in the Argentine forward based on his qualities and in the face of the physical condition of Kylian Mbappé, who reaches the limit at the cross against Atalanta.
Thomas tuchel highlighted Mauro Icardi for his contribution in terms of football and personal matters in the previous match on Wednesday between Paris Saint-Germain and Atalanta, for the pass to the semifinals of the UEFA champions league.
The Argentine failed to score in the finals of the Coupe de France and the League Cup during the last week of July, in which his team celebrated national titles against Saint Etienne and Lyon.
However, the German coach fully trusts the former Inter Milan, author of 20 goals in 33 games in the 2019/20 season, especially since another of PSG’s attackers, Kylian Mbappé, reaches the Champions League to the limit physically after recently recovering from an ankle injury.
“Mauro is very important, especially with Kylian’s injury, and Edi Cavani, absent,” said the strategist about the footballer who wore the Argentine national team shirt and who signed a contract until 2024 after being acquired by the Parisian club.
“It will be very important for him to play a great game, to show his personality, to show that he can fight in important matches. He is never afraid, he can always convert,” added Tuchel in his praise of the Argentine.
“We can trust him tactically and defensively. His integration into the group was great; it was not very complicated because we have many South American players, and he really fits in this dressing room. Now is the time for him to put us in the semifinals,” said the German coach. .
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