Kylian Mbappe wears PSG shirt with name spelt in Chinese as French champions look to attract new fans in Far East

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN players wore shirts with their names spelt in Chinese for the 3-0 win against Nice.

Although not confirmed, it is believed to be a marketing ploy to draw bigger audiences from the Far East.

This is also coupled with an unusual kick-off time, the game kicked off at 1pm CEST local time, meaning the game kicked off at 7pm in the Far East.

It's not the first time PSG have done it – they previously did campaigns celebrating the Chinese New Year.

The French champions are not the only ones who have celebrated the Chinese holiday, Barcelona and Inter Milan have also done their own celebration.

Luckily for PSG, the team won the game 3-0 despite missing the likes of Neymar and Juan Bernat.

Kylian Mbappe, Angel Di Maria and new club captain Marquinhos got the goals.

No doubt watching the likes of Mbappe and Di Maria drew a crowd, but they'll have to wait till PSG's next game to see the third man to PSG's front three.

Neymar missed the last two league fixtures through suspension after all hell broke loose at the final whistle in the 1-0 home loss to rivals Marseille.

Pressure has been lifted off Thomas Tuchel after they got off to a torrid start to the season after losing the Uefa Champions League final to Bayern Munich.

PSG have won back to back league games after losing their opening two fixtures, a shock defeat to Lens and a defeat in Le Classique to Marseille which saw a total of five red cards, including Neymar's.


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