Paris Saint-Germain has officially named Kylian Mbappe as the new club’s vice-captain.

The club’s manager, Christophe Galtier, acknowledged this on Monday following PSG’s 7-0 win over Pays de Cassel in the Coupe de France.

Mbappe wore the captain’s armband in the absence of Marquinhos and scored five goals as RC Lens thrashed the sixth-tier club at Stade Bollaert Delelis.

Galtier was enthusiastic in his admiration for the Frenchman’s performance.

He said:

“Kylian is a goal scorer. He is obsessed with scoring — clearly.

“He scored quite a few last year, 56 or something for the calendar year. It was important that he and Neymar played the whole game here.”