Draxler: Mbappe unlike anything I've ever seen

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The PSG forward is among those to have been left amazed by the current ability and future potential of a striker who is already a World Cup winner

Julian Draxler is among those to have been blown away by the ability of Kylian Mbappe, with the German forward admitting a Paris Saint-Germain team-mate is unlike anything he has ever seen.

At just 19 years of age, one of the most exciting talents on the planet is already a Ligue 1 champion and World Cup winner.

There is the promise of much more to come, with it considered to be only a matter of time before Mbappe secures Ballon d’Or honours .

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Draxler would not be surprised to see a club colleague scale those heights, with there still so much potential to be unlocked in a youngster destined to become an all-time great.

“Despite his age he has a huge presence on the pitch,” Draxler told Sport1 .

“He demands the ball and orchestrates the play. I have not seen anything like it before.

“Alongside Neymar he is already the best player I have played with.”

While delighted to form part of the same squad as the likes of Mbappe and Neymar, it is their presence which is providing fierce competition for places at PSG.

Julian Draxler Germany 2017

Draxler claims to be embracing that fight, with the 24-year-old forward having managed 75 appearances to date.

He added: “The situation in Paris is very ambitious and the competition is high, especially in my position.

“I can't stay in my comfort zone, but must prove myself in training. In the end I hope Thomas Tuchel is convinced by me.”

Draxler has been restricted to just 32 minutes of Ligue 1 football across three substitute appearances so far this season.

He is determined to earn more regular game time and claims to be enjoying life under countryman Tuchel despite his struggle for starts.

“In a technical way he is a very good coach,” Draxler said of his new boss at Parc des Princes.

“He jokes around, the training sessions are enjoyable and he demands a lot. You should not try and get through training only 80 per cent. He realises that immediately and gets tough.”

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