On loan with an option to buy at RB Leipzig, Abdou Diallo was keen to leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer. The centre-back, marked by his previous seasons, feared that he could no longer exist at the Ile-de-France club.
Abdou Diallo does not regret his departure from Leipzig.
The situation upsets Christophe Galtier. After the failure to hire a central defender, the Paris Saint-Germain coach finds himself lacking solutions at the rear.
The coach almost had to mess with midfielder Danilo Pereira in the absence of injured Presnel Kimpembe.
A contrast report Paris
On the left side of its hinge three, a profile like that of Abdou Diallo (26) would be welcome. And yet, the clever Parisian with the option to buy at RB Leipzig does not regret his departure at all.
The former Borussia Dortmund player remembers great good times since he arrived at PSG in 2019, starting with the Champions League semi-final and final. But there were much more difficult moments, where I played less, where I was injured or not, Diallo also reminded Carr. I felt that I was reaching the end of something and that I did not intend to stay at the club to be of any use, in fact.
Diallo wanted to change state
And the transfer window, as long as the championship has not started, is the time when you also have to think about yourself, he admitted. I wanted to be important in a project, count and be able to take my stone to the building. Trusting Milan Skriniar’s file, Christophe Galtier and football adviser Luis Campos had surely told him the color. The Senegalese international, in search of playing time, did not insist and listened to the many courtiers of him.
The Parisian was coveted
I had a lot of requests throughout the summer, said the Monaco-trained player. I was very demanding because I didn’t want to make a mistake. And Leipzig, for me, fulfilled all the requirements: a good club, with ambitions, with a great project, a stable project. played in the Champions League, played the leading roles in the Bundesliga. I found players that I knew, a championship that I knew and I also wanted to take a risk.
With three games played for the Germans, including two complete ones in the Champions League, Diallo did not regret his decision. Coach Marco Rose seems to appreciate his qualities, unlike Thomas Tuchel, Mauricio Pochettino and Galtier Paris.
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