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Mbappe asks about Premier League and is practicing English – Pochettino

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The World Cup winner continues to stall signing a contract extension to leave his future at Parc des Princes hanging in the balance.

Kylian Mbappe often makes Premier League inquiries and is practicing his English, Mauricio Pochettino has revealed.

Mbappe continues to be linked with a move away from Paris Saint-Germain as he is yet to agree to a contract extension despite just over a year remaining on his current one.

Premier League has been touted as the next destination for the 22-year-old with interest reported from the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City.

Amid the uncertainty surrounding his future, the French forward has shown curiosity about life outside Ligue 1.

“Kylian loves football, he loves to talk about football,” Pochettino told The Guardian. “He asks about England – how is the game, the mentality and the culture there?

“He’s only 22 but very mature, confident in his talent and open. He can speak French, of course, but also perfect English and Spanish.

“I speak in English and Spanish with him – more English than Spanish. I said to him the other day: ‘I need to practice my French with you, to improve,’ and he said: ‘Sure, but it’s better for me to talk in English.’ He loves to practice different languages.”