Choupo-Moting hasn’t had the best of times in Paris. The French capital is popularly known as the ‘city of Love’, but all that the Cameroonian international has been going through, can be described as a patch of loneliness.
It is often said that one man’s dismay is another’s delight, perhaps that assertion is best suited in this context. The injury of both Neymar and Cavani creates a void that needs to be covered, and when one looks left and right the options in the striking department has dropped considerably.
The 29-year-old old might get a chance to start a champions league game for the first time since the 2014/15 campaign, in the second leg of Schalke’s round of 16 clash against Real Madrid in the Bernabeu.
An aspect that might trigger Thomas Tuchel to throw him in, is the Poacher’s knowledge of EPL teams most especially their opponents of Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
The goal-hunter spent the 2017/18 season at relegated Stoke City, and pulled off 5 goals and assisted another 5 in what was his maiden season in England.
Ironically, Maxim got 2 of his 5 goals against Manchester United in a 5 star performance at the bet 365 stadium, and saw the ‘Potters’ hand former Man United Boss; Jose Mourinho first defeat of the 2017/18 campaign, and those were the first goals they conceded at that stage of the season.
The striker has scored just 1 goal since his arrival at PSG, but if he succeeds to get a goal or two today, then he would be forgiven and the PSG faithful would forgive and forget about his past.