Kylian Mbappe Wants Neymar Sold as Tensions Escalate at PSG

Kylian Mbappe Wants Neymar Sold as Tensions Escalate at PSG

  • The relationship between Paris Saint-Germain duo Kylian Mbappe and Neymar is reportedly deteriorating
  • The two are said to have fallen out after Neymar learnt that Mbappe has secretly asked the club to sell him
  • It remains unclear why Mbappe wants Neymar sold, despite the Brazilian forward having an active contract with PSG
  • The former Barcelona forward penned a long-term contract with the French giants which will keep him at Parc des Princes until 2025

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe reportedly wants Neymar sold this summer as the feud between the two has a reached a boiling point.

It is believed that the relationship between the two has deteriorated, with the same coming to the fore on Sunday during PSG's clash with Montpellier at Parc des Princes.

Kylian Mbappe, Neyma, Ligue 1, PSG, Montpellier, Parc des Princes.
Kylian Mbappe and Neymar during the Ligue 1 Uber Eats match between Paris and Montpellier at Parc des Princes. Photo by Anthony Dibon.
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Christophe Galtier’s charges recorded a convincing 5-2 victory during the tie, with Neymar grabbing a brace.

However, Express UK reports that Mbappe and Neymar are having a strained relationship underneath the surface.

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Their deteriorating relationship has reportedly seen Mbappe call for the offloading of Neymar as soon as possible.

According to French reporter Romain Molina, Neymar has since learned of Mbappe’s private request to the PSG hierarchy over his future at Parc des Princes.

Neymar, who is believed to be on a £24m-a-year contract, is under contract at PSG until 2025, having extended his deal in 2021.

He was linked with a potential summer exit earlier in the window, with Premier League giants Chelsea, initially thought to be favourites.

A return to Barcelona was also mooted for the prolific Brazilian forward.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Paris Saint-Germain continued from where they left off last week with an emphatic victory over Montpellier at the Parc des Princes on Saturday, August 13.

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A brace from red-hot Brazilian playmaker Neymar in conjunction with solitary strikes from new signing Renato Sanchez and the returning Kylian Mbappe laced with an own goal from Falaye Sacko ensured PSG continued their 100 per cent start to the new season.

Despite the landslide victory, what has dominated the headlines and gained traction was an off-the-ball incident by Kylian Mbappe.