Scorer Tuesday evening against Borussia Dortmund, Kylian Mbappé scored his 35th goal in the Champions League with PSG. An achievement which allows him to equal Thierry Henry in the ranking of players having scored the most goals in C1 with the same club. The next Frenchman in the list is none other than Karim Benzema. But if he wants to match it, he will have to stay at PSG.
Absent on the first day of Ligue 1 after being sidelined, Kylian Mbappé quickly found his feet since his return, the French striker has scored in all the matches of the PSGincluding Tuesday evening during the victory against the Borussia Dortmund (2-0). Luis Enrique also took the opportunity to praise his attacker: “ To this day, he is one of the best players in the world. What surprised me the most was not his physical or technical quality, but his human qualities. It’s a pleasure to have a leader of this caliber at PSG. He’s so positive, always with his head held high, it’s very, very important for a team ».
To beat Benzema’s record, Mbappé will have to stay at PSG
With this goal, Kylian Mbappé also equaled a record of Thierry Henry. In fact, the attacker PSG scored his 35th goal in the Champions League with PSGas much as the current coach of the Espoirs with Arsenal. Kylian Mbappé is therefore the second best French scorer for a single club in the competition behind a certain Karim Benzema who has a total of 78 goals with the Real Madrid between 2009 and 2023. Therefore, if Kylian Mbappé wants to dethrone the new strikerAl-Ittihadhe will have no other options than to extend to PSG and to stay there for many years.
35 – Kylian Mbappé has scored 35 goals for Paris Saint-Germain in C1, equaling Thierry Henry’s number of goals with Arsenal. Karim Benzema with Real Madrid is the only Frenchman to have scored more goals (78) for a single team in the competition. Rooster. #PSGBVB pic.twitter.com/sVGPhzOZDt
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Mbappé already in the top 20 best scorers in C1 history
All clubs combined, Kylian Mbappé recently entered the top 20 top scorers in the history of the Champions League. The attacker of PSG now totals 41 goals, which places him 19th in a ranking still dominated by Cristiano Ronaldo (141), Lionel Messi (129) et Robert Lewandowski (92). Karim Benzema is fourth with his 90 achievements. The next target of Kylian Mbappé is nothing else that Neymar (43). And in the event of a beautiful European course of PSGthe captain of the French team can hope to enter the top 10 by getting closer to the tenth place currently occupied by Filippo Inzaghi (50).