“My goal for the next few years is to have only Parsi players in our team. There is a lot of talent in our area”recently announced the president of Rouge-et-Bleu, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, upon the unveiling of the new lines of the Parisian project in an interview with Parisian. With Nordi Mukele, officially appointed for €10m (plus bonuses), the PSG president confirmed his intentions. Originally from Montreuil and trained at Paris FC, the new right-hand side of the capital club fits perfectly in the plans of this PSG, led by duo Luis Campos – Christophe Galtier.
Nordi Mukele and PSG DNA!
Passed by Laval, and moved to Montpellier before joining RB Leipzig in the summer of 2018, Nordi Mukele has above all else a profile that can bring real added value to Paris Saint-Germain. Capable of developing both on the right lane and inside a three-man defense – a system Christophe Galtier has preferred since his appointment – the France international defender (select one) is thus a valuable asset, an hour more on arrival at Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan) is behind Much. The new main rival of Achraf Hakimi, especially after the departure of Colin Dagba, on loan to Strasbourg, Montreuillois has returned to Ligue 1 and intends to confirm his qualities.
“We want players who love the club, love to fight and love to win. […] The goal for the upcoming season is clear: to work every day at 200%. Give your all for this shirt, give your all and we’ll see the result. You have to become humble again. […] He who wants to stay comfortable, and does not want to fight, will stay aside.In this sense, Nasser Al-Khelaifi warned of his determination to see PSG change in size. Inspired by the arrival of Christophe Galtier, this new system desired by the entire Parisian council seems to fit perfectly with the expectations of the 24-year-old, ready to take a new step in his young career.
Versatile and (already) experienced!
Solid defensively and distinguished by the technical and sporting qualities that can allow him to break through, so Nordi Mukele arrived in the lining boot of Moroccan international Achraf Hakimi. but that is not all. Comfortable in the hub, someone who has tasted different playing systems with Julian Nagelsmann at RB Leipzig will also be able to make up for the absence of Marquinhos or Sergio Ramos. in this context, the team He also confirmed that the sports advisor, Luis Campos, intends to integrate his new recruit into the rotation on the defense axis. After four seasons spent in the German club’s colors and 145 games in all competitions, Mukele has played 64 games as right-back, 43 as right-midfield and 27 as central defender.
“In the beginning, he played on the right side in a defense of four players, but he was in the middle with three players, where he gave his best performances”In this sense, explained Michel Der Zakarian, former technician at MHSC Goal. “This role was perfect for Nordi who, due to his pose and athletic qualities, has the appearance of a central defender, even if he adapts easily. Nordy is a player with character. He is ready to play at the highest level.Bidding, for his part, is Denis Zanko, who propelled him into the professional world of Laval. Tactical flexibility that Christoph Galtier can count on. With 37 games, 2 goals and 5 assists during the 2021-2022 season, PSG’s new consolidation – which saw their progress slowed somewhat under Jesse March and then Domenico Tedesco, who sometimes favored Benjamin Henrichs – also has plenty of experience on the European stage.
In the legendary Parc des Princes, Mukele scored his last goal against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last fall, which did not prevent Leipzig’s defeat (3-2). He reached the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2020 and the European League in 2022, and has already played 23 games at C1. considered as “Locally trained” By the European Football Association (UEFA) in the trophy list with big ears, the one who peaks in the 1 m 87th minute between that, moreover, in the share of coaching players in France. Other important details for PSG. Returning to the elite in French football, Nordi Mukele appears to tick all the boxes when donning his new colours. Enough to give confidence to someone who is now looking for a good bid ahead of the World Cup in Qatar – scheduled for November 21 to December 18 – for a possible selection with French side Didier Deschamps.