'He won't have fun!' - Bayern Munich's blueprint to nullify Kylian Mbappe revealed ahead of PSG clash
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Thomas Muller believes that Bayern Munich have engineered a master plan to stop Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe in their crucial Champions League clash.
Kingsley Coman scored the winner in Bayern’s first-leg round-of-16 Champions League tie against PSG at the Parc des Princes back in February.
PSG manager Christophe Galtier faces mounting pressure going into the second-leg last-16 tie on Wednesday at the Allianz Arena.
Galtier will be without PSG winger Neymar, who has now been ruled out for the remainder of the season due to requiring surgery on an ankle injury.
Mbappe, who came off the bench in the 1-0 defeat to Bayern, overcame a hamstring injury back in February and will be crucial for PSG boss Galtier in the second-leg tie.
Lionel Messi was also an injury doubt for the first-leg Champions League tie after suffering a hamstring strain, but he returned to lead the frontline with Neymar.
Messi, whose PSG future beyond this season remains uncertain, is expected to lead the PSG attack alongside Mbappe at the Allianz Arena.
Speaking ahead of Bayern’s important Champions League clash, Muller issued a warning to PSG forward Mbappe and claimed he “won’t have fun” if his side pull off their plan.
“Kylian, by his profile, logically represents a danger,” he told reporters.
“He is the player who scores the most for PSG. We have to think about how to stop him, but this is a team sport. It’s not a question of stopping one player.
“We have to reduce his space in the middle and we are brave enough to go one-on-one with him. If he passes a first player, there will be another one behind.
“The whole world loves to watch him play football, but tomorrow we won’t want to watch him. If our plan is effective, he won’t have fun.”