Phil Foden left furious after social media company post image appearing to call out Kylian Mbappe without his permission – as England starlet helps secure Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final clash with PSG
- Phil Foden was once again the star for Man City against Borussia Dortmund
- Foden struck on 75minutes as City came back in Germany to earn a 2-1 win
- After the match a social media company posted from his account without asking
- A picture of Foden was used with a call-out to PSG sensation Kylian Mbappe
Phil Foden was less than impressed following his heroics in Dortmund after a tweet was published on his official Twitter account without his approval.
Shortly after Manchester City had booked their place in the semi-finals, a picture of Foden began circulating with the words ‘@KMbappe are you ready?’
But the 20-year-old City star and his representatives were not happy with the tone of the tweet, as it looked almost as if he was throwing down the gauntlet to Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe.
Phil Foden was furious with the tweet sent without his approval, which tagged Kylian Mbappe
The City youngster was the star of the show against as his side advanced to the semi-finals
He quickly asked for it to be taken down. The post had however already gained plenty of online traction and received a series of replies from online Twitter users, who questioned why Foden had appeared to immediately reach out to Mbappe.
Foden’s representatives will be discussing their next steps and could well look to end their relationship with the company.
City’s win has set up a mouth-watering semi-final against PSG and their 22-year-old World Cup winner Mbappe, who is likely to pose the greatest danger to City’s chances of reaching their first final.
PSG put on a dazzling show of their own to reach the last four of the competition, by banishing the ghosts of 12 months ago and eliminating holders Bayern Munich.
Mbappe will be a huge threat for City in the semi-final, as both sides bid to progress to Istanbul
Bayern broke PSG hearts in last season’s final, though the Parisians got their revenge this week by progressing on away goals following a 3-3 aggregate scoreline.
Mbappe dazzled in the first leg, scoring a brace as PSG took a slender 3-2 lead from Bavaria back to the French capital.
Bayern’s 1-0 victory in Paris on Tuesday evening was not enough, as Mbappe and Co. now take a step closer to booking their place in the final once again.
In the other half of the draw Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will go up against Real Madrid over two legs, in a battle to secure a ticket to Istanbul.