Why Kylian Mbappe is better than Thierry Henry – Lee Dixon

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KYLIAN MBAPPE is more impressive at his age than Thierry Henry was for France.

That’s according to Lee Dixon who believes the 19-year-old has been superb at the World Cup this summer.

Mbappe has starred for France in helping them to the final against Croatia this afternoon.

And the Paris St-Germain star will he hoping to make the difference and make history for his country.

“That’s as close as I’ve seen, that particular goal, that touch, to Thierry Henry,” Dixon said.

“He runs like him, his movement.

Mbappe has been linked with a switch to Real Madrid this summer following the £99m move of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.

Brazil legend Kaka has also hailed the teenager for his impact at the World Cup.

“I think the best thing we can say about him is his speed, and how quickly he can run,” he said.

“Thierry was about 23 when he signed for Arsenaland he wasn’t like that then when he signed for Arsenal.

“It took him a while to settle in at Arsenal.

“I think potentially he’s going to be an absolute star. There’s no doubt about that.”

Mbappe has been linked with a switch to Real Madrid this summer following the £99m move of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.

Brazil legend Kaka has also hailed the teenager for his impact at the World Cup.

“I think the best thing we can say about him is his speed, and how quickly he can run,” he said.

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