Thomas Tuchel keen to keep Adrien Rabiot at Paris Saint-Germain

Thomas Tuchel has suggested that he is keen for Adrien Rabiot to remain at Paris Saint-Germain.

The 23-year-old’s contract with PSG expires next summer causing for much speculation over his future.

Tuchel claims he ‘loves working’ with the midfielder who has “great potential”.

Thomas Tuchel on Adrien Rabiot: “He has great potential”

PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 06: Adrien Rabiot of PSG looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid at Parc des Princes on March 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Following the disappointment of missing out on selection for Didier Deschamps’ World Cup squad, Tuchel has been pleased by the response of Rabiot.

The German manager spoke about how he has enjoyed working with the 23-year-old.

He claims that Rabiot has “huge potential” and is a “very important” player to have at the club.

Tuchel told RMC Sport:

“I love working with Rabiot.

“I really like Adrien, he had a difficult situation when he voluntarily lost the World Cup, but his effort with the team has been maximum, he has not missed any training.

“It can be adapted to any system and if it is physically well it is essential for our approach. 

“He has great potential and is a player trained in the club. 

“It is very important to have footballers of this nature.”

Rabiot has been strongly linked with a move away from the Parc des Princes.

In January, he is free to negotiate a pre-agreed deal with a club from abroad.

FC Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur have all been linked.

Meanwhile, in L’Equipe…

Rabiot celebrates PSG’s win over Nimes


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