Kylian Mbappe Names the Premier League Star He Wants PSG to Sign to Replace Lionel Messi

Kylian Mbappe Names the Premier League Star He Wants PSG to Sign to Replace Lionel Messi

  • Kylian Mbappe has reportedly earmarked Harry Kane as the perfect player to replace Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain
  • Messi's current deal with the French giants is set to expire at the end of the ongoing season, having penned a two-year contract when he joined them in 2021
  • PSG are yet to secure his future, with reports suggesting he could move to the Major League Soccer when he leaves Parc des Princes
  • Kane, meanwhile, has an active contract at Tottenham until 2024 but could entertain a move abroad with PSG

Kylian Mbappe has reportedly urged Paris Saint-Germain to make a move for Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane.

Mbappe is said to prefer Kane as an ideal replacement for seven-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.

Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain, Harry Kane, Transfers, Parc des Princes.
Kylian Mbappé celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Maccabi Haifa FC and Paris Saint-Germain at Sammy Ofer Stadium. Photo by Amir Levy.
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Messi, who joined PSG in the summer of 2021, has just a few months left on his current contract at Parc des Princes.

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According to reports, PSG are willing to extend his stay at the French capital, thanks to his scintillating run of form since the start of the new season.

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After a difficult debut season with the French giants, Messi has hit the ground running this term, scoring five goals and bagging eight assists from 10 appearances in all competitions.

Kylian Mbappe wants Harry Kane to replace Lionel Messi

But with the Argentine's future yet to be secured at PSG, reports suggest Mbappe has recommended the signing of Harry Kane to replace the Barcelona icon.

According to Diario Gol, Mbappe feels Kane has what it takes to blend in at PSG, thanks to his incisiveness in front of goal and experience.

The Tottenham hitman's current contract with the north Londoners is set to expire in 2024.

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The Englishman has previously shown intent to move abroad for a fresh experience, and PSG could present him with the opportunity.

Messi becomes the first player to score in 18 consecutive Champions League seasons

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Lionel Messi and setting records have become a consistent feature in the glittering career of the Paris Saint-Germain superstar.

Messi got his name on the scoresheet - his first in the Champions League this season - in PSG's second group game against Israeli side Maccabi Haifa.

After drawing a blank against Juventus last Tuesday, the 34-year-old former Barcelona talisman wasted no time to ensure his incredible goal-scoring run in Europe's premier club competition continues unabated.