Messi NOT enough to win PSG the Champions League and Mbappe must ditch 'politician' persona, says Man Utd legend Evra

PATRICE EVRA does not believe Lionel Messi will take Paris Saint-Germain to Champions League glory.

The former Manchester United man thinks PSG have to adopt a winning mentality in Europe, having lost in the semi-finals and the final in the previous two years.


And despite the addition of four-time winner Messi, Evra argues it will take a big team effort to get their hands on the trophy.

In an interview with Le Parisien he said: "They recruited Messi, but he is not the one who will make them win the Champions League.

"It is a collective, a mental state of the entire team as a whole. It is not easy at all, I played five finals and lost four."

Evra also believes Kylian Mbappe has a big role to play in PSG achieving European success – but warned the forward he must put the team first.

And he also gave the 23-year-old a word of advice – to lose his clean-cut persona.

"He's well educated. I'd love to see Kylian sneak away," Evra said.

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"I find him too formatted. I love him, but he's too clean and hides something. When I hear him speak, I get the impression of listening to a politician.

"In the field I hope he thinks about the team and not in their personal goals because the star is the team and not a player."

Mbappe has been linked with a move to Real Madrid.

And with just six months left on his contract this could be his final chance to win the Champions League with PSG.

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