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French FA president Le Graet touches on Mbappe’s future

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Question marks around the World Cup winner’s future are only going to increase as he approaches the final year of his PSG contract.


French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet is of the view Kylian Mbappe should stay at Paris Saint-Germain.

Mbappe has long been tipped to join Real Madrid, and the rumors linking the talented Frenchman with a move to the Spanish capital have only multiplied ahead of the summer transfer window.

The 22-year-old’s stock further soared in 2020/21 as he enjoyed yet another successful season on individual level, finding the back of the net an extraordinary 42 times in 47 appearances across all competitions and being crowned the Ligue 1 Player of the Year.


PSG have been working to tie their prized asset, who has a little over one year remaining on his current deal, to fresh terms but no positive progress has yet been reported in their contract extension negotiations.

“I want him to stay in France, and at PSG,” Le Graet told Le Parisien. “He is young, and PSG still have many challenges to meet.

“It does not concern me directly, but players of this level, I prefer that they are with us. My preference is very clear, and in my opinion, it is even better to stay.”