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ASM – Paul Mitchell defends his summer recruiting


The ASM sporting director, satisfied with the squad already available to Niko Kovac, aims to make some adjustments.

High start for AS Monaco! The Rocher club officially launches its season this Tuesday evening (7:00 p.m.), on the lawn of Sparta Prague, as part of the third qualifying round of the Champions League. A meeting already decisive for the ASM, which is more discreet than usual this summer on the transfer market.

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Usually very active during the summer, the Principality club has so far recruited three players: Alexander Nübel (ex Bayern Munich), Ismail Jakobs (ex Cologne) and Jean Lucas (ex Olympique Lyonnais). Enough to provide Niko Kovac with a workforce cut out to play the leading roles in Ligue 1?

The headlines ? Very little for Paul Mitchell

In the eyes of Paul Mitchell, the club’s athletic director, the answer is yes. The leader even defended his transfer window in the columns of L’Equipe. “When you look at the squad from last season, after Manchester City, it was the one of the five big leagues that had won the most points since the beginning of January. So it’s a very good group. top 5 youngest riders in major championships “, first recalled Paul Mitchell, wishing to capitalize on the forces present.

“I understand that the supporters like to see players arrive who make the headlines, but we are working over time, to grow this group which has great potential. We have identified areas to strengthen. We have brought back an excellent goalkeeper from the Bayern Munich in the person of Alexander Nübel. Fodé Ballo-Touré left for AC Milan but we compensated for his departure by the arrival of Ismail Jakobs who plays left side but also left winger, which gives great possibilities to Niko Kovac “, then explained the Monegasque sports director, happy with the movements made. As a reminder, Myron Boadu, striker of AZ Alkmaar, could land soon.

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