PSG: “Icardi is no longer a football player”, annoys Rothen

In “Rothen ignites” on RMC, Jérôme Rothen spoke about the delicate situation of Mauro Icardi at PSG. For the former French international, the Argentine striker must “leave his place” and leave the club as soon as possible.

Where is it Mauro Icardi ? While the Parisian striker continues a second consecutive tenure this Wednesday evening against Lorient (Mbappé and Neymar are absent), the Argentinian is having a difficult season. And this did not escape Jérôme Rothen. “Why Icardi is in a situation of failure at PSG? This year, it is the berezina. He undergoes the competition, he confessed to be defeated very quickly. Just yesterday, Pochettino said he had a interesting profile “, analyzed the member of the Dream Team RMC Sport in his program Rothen ignites.

According to him, his personal affairs did not help the situation. “He thinks about his private life. It’s a scandal what happened with his wife. They are the ones responsible. Today, he is no longer a football player, he does not have one. nothing to stop playing at PSG. He takes his check for a million a month and is not responsible for the situation with everything he sends as negative images. He is not even put in front of his responsibilities by Leonardo, who is responsible for his coming. He is not happy in Paris, and although he goes elsewhere and leaves his place. ”

Very far from Cavani?

Loaned with option to purchase then permanently transferred to the summer 2020, Mauro Icardi has registered 37 goals in 81 matches with PSG, but only four in all competitions since the start of the season. Distant statistics of Edinson Cavani , the top scorer in the history of the club of the capital (200 achievements).

“He is an experienced player, he has 29 years old and he’s been around quite a bit, especially at Inter. He was taken to compete with Cavani and Leonardo’s idea , was that he takes over. He is placed in an ideal position but the friend suffers from the comparison with Cavani. Even though he has been criticized, he has scored a lot of goals and has maddening statistics. Icardi is in the same conditions as him, but it goes from descent to descent, “continued Jérôme Rothen. While he wants to stay in Paris, Icardi is not yet in the process of leaving, the attackers market being limited for the next winter transfer window. It’s up to him to prove on the pitch that his head and his legs are indeed at PSG.