- Mbappe intends to fight for the Champions League with PSG next season
- The Parisians have exited the competition in the last 16 for three times since Mbappe joined them from AS Monaco
- The 23-year-old is set to remain in Paris for at least three more years after he was convinced into a new deal, thereby snubbing Real Madrid
Kylian Mbappe has set the Champions League as his ultimate target with Paris Saint Germain next season.
The Frenchman shocked the world a few weeks ago as he dealt Real Madrid a blow when he decided to extend his contract with PSG until 2025 despite an offer to join Los Blancos on a free transfer.
Since joining PSG from Monaco in 2017, the 23-year-old has failed to experience his team thriving in Europe’s elite club competition.
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With PSG, Mbappe has seen his side crash out of the competition in the last 16 three times, and has reached the final once where they lost to Bayern Munich.
Ahead of the new season, Mbappe is currently on holiday in New York, and he recently had an interview with BFMTV where he talked about his ambitions ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.
“Winning the Champions League and being PSG’s all-time top scorer are part of my goals, but that’s not just it”, as per an interview with BFMTV, via Marca.
“The Champions League is a clear goal. We want to win it and we have a way to do it.”
Inside PSG’s pre-season
Before the new season, Mbappe will link up with his club teammates for pre-season, with some interesting fixtures lined up.
The French club will be on a summer tour in Japan, before a curtain-raiser, the Trophee des Champions final against Troyes on July 31.
They will then begin their title defence against the newly-promoted Clermont Foot 63 on August 7.
Neymar unwilling to leave PSG
Elsewhere, Sports Brief reported of Neymar’s unwillingness to leave Paris Saint Germain until the club wins the Champions League.
According to his former agent, Wagner Ribeiro, the former Barcelona superstar has a dream of helping PSG conquer Europe.
The Brazilian forward continues to generate speculation about his future with the French giants, with reports linking him with a potential exit.