Paris Saint-Germain have been labelled ‘pathetic’, a ‘shame’ and a ‘waste of area’ following their humiliation by the hands of Newcastle.
That’s the view of talkSPORT host and ex-Chelsea defender Jason Cundy who has ripped into the Ligue 1 champions after they misplaced 4-1 at St James’ Park on Wednesday night time.
The French facet placed on an embarrassing show in Tyneside as Miguel Almiron, Dan Burn, Sean Longstaff and Fabian Schar all received on the rating sheet.
Luis Enrique’s facet had been decreased to scraps towards Eddie Howe’s males, with PSG struggling considered one of their worst European nights in current reminiscence.
In distinction, it was an evening of euphoria for the Newcastle devoted, who celebrated their first Champions League win for the reason that 2002/03 season.
Talking on The Sports activities Bar, Cundy ripped into Mbappe for deciding to signal a brand new contract in 2022, whereas additionally hitting out at PSG’s mentality.
Cundy stated: “Mbappe, he winds his contract down, ‘oh I am going to signal one other 12 months’. What are you doing together with your profession? You are the very best participant on the planet – or considered one of.
“This is a query for you, who would he fairly play for, Mbappe? The cash’s the identical, who would he fairly play for, Newcastle or PSG? The way in which the groups are arrange.”
His co-cost Jamie O’Hara remarked: “I feel Newcastle.”
To which Cundy said: “It is a no-brainer. If you consider that crew, PSG, who’re they?
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“They are a facet enjoying in a league – I do know Arsenal misplaced final night time [against French outfit Lens], however that was a one-off.
“However come on, they do not actually get challenged, they arrive up tonight, and I do not assume they did their homework, I feel they underestimated Newcastle.
“Newcastle had been on the entrance foot. Marquinhos, what was he doing? [Gianluigi] Donnarumma, what’s he doing?
“You recognize what, they completely received their bottom spanked tonight, they usually received precisely what they deserved.
“And it is a membership that walks round Europe with nothing to point out for it, besides for large financial institution steadiness, no coronary heart, no want, nothing in Europe, waste of area.
“Newcastle confirmed them precisely what exhausting work and organisation, having a plan from prime to backside, a effectively run membership within the final 18 months, a supervisor settled – Newcastle are the facet that PSG wish to be.”
He continued: “You are speaking about apples and pears, as a result of the reason being, Newcastle win Ligue 1. Newcastle are higher than PSG.”
Cundy added: “I stated this firstly, everybody referred to as it the ‘Group of Demise’, not one bit! It is not. Newcastle can win this group. They’ll qualify.
“Newcastle have gotten an opportunity of going deep on this competitors, I inform you why, they do not concede many targets.
“Within the Champions League, when you do not concede targets, you have received an opportunity of doing one thing on this competitors, you will have.
“You possibly can maintain issues tight over two legs within the knockout phases, one probability, one objective, you undergo, they usually’ve received an opportunity.
“Congratulations to them, however PSG, it is pathetic from them, completely pathetic. What an absolute shame they’re as a soccer membership, they’re appalling.”
Newcastle’s win leaves them prime of Group F with 4 factors forward of their double-header towards Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund.
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