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Flick ‘absolutely convinced’ Mbappe will win Ballon d’Or in future

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The Bayern boss has talked up the qualities of the young French forward ahead of the second meeting with PSG on Tuesday.

Kylian Mbappe “has everything”, says Hansi Flick who is “absolutely convinced” the player will win the Ballon d’Or in the future.

22-year-old Mbappe has already achieved more than many footballers do in their entire career – 11 major honors including four Ligue 1 titles and a World Cup triumph with France.

The former Monaco man is enjoying another productive season in front of goal, having found the net 33 times through 39 appearances in all competitions.

A remarkable tally of 21 strikes in 27 Ligue 1 games sees him as a strong contender in the race for the European Golden Boot.

The world’s second-most expensive footballer inspired PSG to a 3-2 win over Bayern in the Champions League quarter-finals first-leg, bagging a brace to take his tally to eight goals in as many matches in the competition.

“He will win the Ballon d’Or one day, I am absolutely convinced of that,” Flick said at a pre-match press conference ahead of the return leg at Parc des Princes on Tuesday, via Goal.

“He has everything. He is fast, he has a good technique and – what is most important – he scores a lot of goals.”