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sport news Lionel Messi should RESPECT Kylian Mbappe 'because he's No 1', claims Nicolas ...
sport news Lionel Messi should RESPECT Kylian Mbappe 'because he's No 1', claims Nicolas ...
Lionel Messi is NOT the star of PSG's attack and he should RESPECT Kylian Mbappe 'because he's No 1', claims Nicolas Anelka A warning has been sent to Lionel Messi about the hierarchy of PSG's attack Nicolas Anelka believes fellow Frenchman Kylian Mbappe is the No 1 option The ex-Arsenal and Chelsea striker has called on Messi to show Mbappe respect 

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Kylian Mbappe is Paris Saint-Germain's No 1 attacker and Lionel Messi needs to show the young Frenchman more respect, according to ex-Arsenal and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka. 

Messi was hailed as the 'best player in the world' by PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino on Monday in his pre-match press conference. 

But Anelka believes that Messi, who arrived in the summer on a free from Barcelona, must now play a role to 'serve' Mbappe, rather than be the centerpiece of the side. 

Kylian Mbappe is 'No 1' at PSG and Lionel Messi (right) must respect him, says Nicolas Anelka

Kylian Mbappe is 'No 1' at PSG and Lionel Messi (right) must respect him, says Nicolas Anelka

Anelka (centre) believes Messi must show respect to Mbappe, who has been at PSG since 2017

Anelka (centre) believes Messi must show respect to Mbappe, who has been at PSG since 2017

'Mbappe has to lead the attack because he's No 1,' Anelka told Le Parisien

'Messi was at Barcelona, but now he has to serve Mbappe. He's been at the club for five years and Messi has to respect him.'

Mbappe has a year left on his deal and is yet to reach an agreement over an extension

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