Tension As French Superstar Wanted by Real Madrid Says He Won’t Renew His Contract at PSG

Tension As French Superstar Wanted by Real Madrid Says He Won’t Renew His Contract at PSG

  • Paris Saint-Germain are now on the verge of losing French striker Kylian Mbappe who wants to leave next summer
  • Kylian Mbappe is no doubt one of the best forwards in the world considering his performances for club and country
  • The 22-year-old played for France at the 2020 EURO championship where he failed to score any goal

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France international Kylian Mbappe has reportedly informed Paris Saint-Germain chiefs that he will not be renewing his contract next year amid move to Spanish giants Real Madrid.

This latest development comes days after France crashed out of the ongoing EURO 2020 championship suffering a defeat against Switzerland.

Over the years, Real Madrid have been looking for the signing of Kylian Mbappe and Los Blancos chiefs are still interested in the Frenchman who has won the World Cup title.

Kylian Mbappe.
Kylian Mbappe in action for France at EURO 2020. Photo by Marcio Machado
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According to the report on Managing and Espana, Real Madrid have asked PSG about Mbappe through intermediaries and have been told that the French player is not for sale this summer.

This means that Kylian Mbappe is free to talk with any club from January 2022 over a move next summer.

However, Paris Saint-Germain chiefs might be forced to sell the Frenchman when the January 2022 transfer window opens so as to avoid losing completely on him.

Mbappe has been playing for the French national team since 2017 and won the World Cup in Russia a year later which remains his biggest career title so far.

With 48 games so far for France netting 17 goals, Kylian Mbappe still has many years ahead of him in the French national team.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Brazilian football legend Pele urged Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe to put the disappointment of missing the decisive penalty against Switzerland behind him and move ahead with the journey of his soccer career.

France were favourites to win the 2020 EURO championship considering their status as the world champions, but they suffered a defeat on Monday night, June 28, losing on penalties.

Kylian Mbappe who failed to score any goal in the Championship missed the last penalty that sent France out of the competition.

Pele who was one of the greatest players during his active playing time enjoined Kylian Mbappe to forget about the defeat stressing that he has a long way to go.

The Paris Saint-Germain star however tendered an apology to all French fans for the penalty he missed against Switzerland as he wished Swiss players luck in the competition.

Source: SportsBrief.com