• News

Real Madrid handed blow in Mbappe pursuit as PSG ‘don’t see him leaving’

Kylian Mbappe - PSG
Getty Images

Los Blancos yet again failed to land the Frenchman previous transfer window – but not for the lack of trying apparently.

Paris Saint-Germain director Leonardo has dismissed talks of Kylian Mbappe leaving after this season saying the “player’s relationship with the club is deep.”

Real Madrid left it late in the summer market to approach Paris Saint-Germain over Mbappe’s transfer. The La Liga giants reportedly made two offers in the region of €180 million, but both were rejected by the Ligue 1 outfit.

The 22-year-old forward, as things stand, will be free to hold talks with Los Blancos or any other club over a transfer next summer with his current contract due to expire in June. PSG, however, appear to be relaxed.

“I don’t see Mbappe leaving at the end of this season,” PSG sporting director, Leonardo, told Canal Plus.

“Nobody is thinking about the future of Paris Saint-Germain without Kylian. Kylian sort of represents the difference between the superficial and the deep. 

“Kylian’s relationship with Paris Saint-Germain is deep. That’s why we don’t think about anything else.

“Kylian represents many things. Not only because he is French or one of the best players in the world. He has a way of being that we like and one that everyone likes.”

z

ADVERTISEMENT