Arrived at PSG on the last day of the summer transfer window, Mauro Icardi had an express integration on and off the field. Recruited to compete with Edinson Cavani in the lead of the Parisian attack, the Argentine international took advantage of the injury of the top scorer of PSG to establish himself as an indisputable holder in the eleven Thomas Tuchel.
Substitute on the 13th day of Ligue 1 against Brest, this weekend, Mauro Icardi has once again turned into savior, scoring the goal of the victory (2-1), five minutes after coming on the place of Cavani. Becoming indispensable, the former Inter Milan player has already scored 9 goals in 10 games in all competitions this season.
Opta Jean, also reveals a hallucinating statistic. In Ligue 1, Icardi scored 5 goals in 84 balloons hit, an achievement in all 17 balls affected. The best ratio for a player who has scored at least 2 goals in the five major leagues this season.
Mauro Icardi has scored 9 goals in his last eight games with PSG.
⚽️ vs Galatasaray
⚽️ vs Angers
⚽️ vs Nice
⚽️⚽️ vs Brugge
⚽️⚽️ vs OM
✖️ vs Metz
⚽️ vs Brugge
⚽️ Brest pic.twitter.com/15GlMmu5gW
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As a reminder, Mauro Icardi is loaned this season by Inter Milan. The PSG may nevertheless lift the call option of € 70m at any time if the managers wish to definitively award the services of the Argentine.
Next game for Icardi and his teammates Paris, November 22 against Lille on behalf of the 14th day of championship.