Exclusive: 'Kylian Mbappe is angry and motivated - he drives the team in a different way – he can be a real leader for France’: Arsenal legend says that Mbappe can show new side at Euro 2024

France captain Kylian Mbappe in action
France captain Kylian Mbappe in action (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal legend Robert Pires has warned the rest of Europe that an ‘angry’ France skipper Kylian Mbappe is ready to take his game to a new level this summer. 

Mbappe will captain Les Bleus at Euro 2024 in Germany this summer, with the French one of the favourites to lift the trophy on July 14, as Didier Deschamp’s men look to get over their crushing 2022 World Cup final defeat to Argentina on penalties.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.

With contributions from