PSG Star Kylian Mbappé Finally Breaks Silence on Why He Swerved Real Madrid

PSG Star Kylian Mbappé Finally Breaks Silence on Why He Swerved Real Madrid

  • Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappé has explained his reason for choosing to stay in France
  • The France international was on the verge of joining Real Madrid before his shocking U-turn on Saturday
  • The 23-year-old signed a new three-deal with the French champions and has hopes of winning the UEFA Champions League with PSG

Kylian Mbappé has finally opened up on why he chose to stay at PSG when he had a year ago stated he wanted to leave.

The 23-year-old shockingly swerved Real Madrid to sign a new three-year deal at Paris Saint Germain on Saturday.

At a press conference on Monday, the World Cup winner explained he felt the right decision was for him to stay as the story is not over yet.

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Kylian Mbappé opens up on why he decided to stay at PSG. Credit: Sky Sports
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"I made my decision last week, but I didn't tell my teammates," he said. "The club didn't want me to. It was supposed to a surprise, although some people found out the information. I then called Florentino Perez, who I have a lot of respect for.

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"I didn't think this was the right time for me to leave the country where I have grown up and where I'm from," he added.
"I appreciate all the effort Real Madrid made, doing all they could to make me happy. I am grateful for their love and I understand their disappointment. Like I said, I am French and, as a French man, I wanted to stay here. I am happy with my decision, though. I am looking to the near future. I don't know what'll happen in three years.
"I think the story is not over yet."

Kylian Mbappe has decided to stay at PSG

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Real Madrid's top transfer target Kylian Mbappé has decided against joining the reigning Spanish champions.

After months of speculations surrounding his future, the Frenchman has decided to extend his stay with Paris Saint-Germain as opposed to a move to the Spanish capital.

According to a report via transfer market specialist Fabrizio Romano, Mbappé called Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez on Saturday afternoon to inform him about his decision to extend his stay with Paris Saint-Germain.