Kylian Mbappe will STAY at Paris Saint-Germain and has snubbed advances from Real Madrid.
Mbappe is out of contract with PSG this summer. Considering his actual market value would presumably be more than any other player in history, you figured this was his opportunity to move from the Parc des Princes.
With Real Madrid desperate to bring him on board, the move looked to be merely a foregone conclusion, despite desperate attempts from PSG, and the country of Qatar, to convince the youngster to stick around.
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However, after much deliberation, Mbappe has made the decision that absolutely nobody would have predicted previously. The France international will be STAYING at PSG and extending his contract.
🚨 Kylian Mbappé will STAY at Paris Saint-Germain. He’s definitely not joining Real Madrid this summer, the final decision has been made and communicated to Florentino Perez. 🤝 #Mbappé
𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄 𝐖𝐄 𝐆𝐎.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 21, 2022
✍️ Kylian Mbappé signing a new 3-year contract at PSG:
👉 €300M signing bonus
👉 €100M a year salary AFTER tax
👉 He will help decide the coach.
👉 He will have a say on the sporting director.
👉 He can approve signings and sales
— Football Tweet ⚽ (@Football__Tweet) May 21, 2022
Whether that’s the right decision, considering PSG’s knack to bottle it in Europe, remains to be seen. However, Mbappe is still SO young. There will be other opportunities to leave, should he so wish.
For now, he will be remaining in Paris to compete for the biggest honours on offer once again, in tandem with Neymar and Lionel Messi. PSG fans can rejoice – he’s going nowhere, for now.