PSG Transfer News Roundup: Parisians identify Monaco defender as alternative to Milan Skriniar; Christophe Galtier thanks the fans for their warm welcome, and more

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) continued their dominating start to the season with a 5-2 win over Montpellier on Saturday. The Parisians have now won their first three games in all competitions this season.

Meanwhile, the Ligue 1 champions have identified a Monaco defender as an alternative to Milan Skriniar. In addition, the new manager Christophe Galtier thanked the supporters for his welcome to the Parc des Princes.

On that note, here’s a rundown of PSG’s top transfer stories as of August 14, 2022:

Parisians identify Axel Disasi as the alternative to Milan Skriniar

Axel Disasi is wanted in Paris.
Axel Disasi is wanted in Paris.

PSG have identified Axel Disasi as an alternative to Milan Skriniar, according to French journalist Saber Desfarges.

The Parisians are looking to strengthen their back line before the end of the summer and have their eyes on Skriniar. However, moving the Slovakia international away from Inter Milan has proven difficult so far.

🔴🔵 Axel Disasi tracked by PSG! The Monegasque is in the Parisian short list in central defense. Luis Campos highly appreciates the profile of the Frenchman. He had also tried to bring him to Lille in the past, when the player was still in Reims. To be continued.

The Ligue 1 giants are considering alternatives and have their eyes on Disasi. The AS Monaco man is a long-term target for Luis Campos, who tried to sign him at Lille. Campos remains interested in Disasi and now wants him at the Parc des Princes.

Christophe Galtier thanks the PSG supporters for their warm welcome

Christophe Galtier thanked the supporters for their warm welcome at the Parc des Princes. PSG made the show on Saturday for their first home game of the season.

Speaking to PSG TV after the victory, Galtier expressed his gratitude to the home supporters.

“Thank you to the fans. It was a warm welcome. The stadium was packed; there was a great atmosphere. But the players were also keen to start well at home, and we had to show the same face as in the previous two matches , at the Trophée des Champions and in Clermont,” said Galtier.

The French coach then analyzed the match and said he was satisfied with the performance of his team.

“I found the team very interesting in the game, with a real desire to score goals, to combine with each other. We brought a lot of danger to the opposing goal. There was a little slack, or a little physical slip for 10 minutes, where it was more difficult to make coordinated and collective efforts, ”says Galtier.

He added:

“It gave opportunities to Montpellier. It’s probably related to both the heat and the physical condition of the players. It’s very hot at the moment in training. But overall we are obviously very satisfied. We scored five goals; we could have scored more. This is a good sign for what lies ahead.

However, Galtier would like to see improvements at the back as his team failed to keep a clean sheet.

“There are still these two goals that we conceded, which is never good. The goalkeeper and the defenders had a good attacking game. Obviously, there are grumblings on the defensive side when we concede goals; there there was this relaxation due to a small physical slip, but overall we are happy with this victory to have scored 5 goals, ”said Galtier.

PSG face Lille in Ligue 1 next Sunday (August 22).

Presnel Kimpembe opens up on his victory against Montpellier

Presnel Kimpembe helped his side continue their winning streak on Saturday.
Presnel Kimpembe helped his side continue their winning streak on Saturday.

Presnel Kimpembe has revealed that PSG appreciated their victory against Montpellier on Sunday. The Parisians secured a 5-2 victory, thanks to another impressive performance.

🇬🇧 Presnel Kimpembe was 100% in his passes (52/52), his long precise balls (1/1) and his successful tackles (4/4) for PSG against Montpellier. Didn’t misplace a single pass! #PSGCSMH #PSG

Speaking at Canal Football Club after the game, the French defender expressed his disappointment at not having achieved a clean sheet.

“We’re happy; we like it. Having fun is important. Winning is still the most important thing. If you can have more fun, that’s good. We’re trying to be in place. We wanted to make a clean sheet. Unfortunately, we take two; so we are also disappointed. You have to be careful not to concede goals,” said Kimpembe.

He added:

“These are details, but to win matches, you must not concede goals. The most important thing is the team above all. Kylian Mbappé? He missed a penalty; it’s a shame. all the great players. Neymar scored the next one. That’s how it is. We have to stay focused for the next games.

Kimpembe has been linked with a move from Parc des Princes this summer.

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