Reports indicated that Paris Saint-Germain was hoping that Mbappe would lead to an extension to his contract.
French newspaper L’Equipe and international media organizations have reported that French soccer star Kylian Mbappe has told Paris Saint-Germain that he will leave the Ligue 1 champions when his contract expires next year.
According to reports on Monday, Mbappe left the Paris Saint-Germain hierarchy stunned by his decision not to accept the option to extend his contract by 12 months, which he presented in an official letter, and Lionel Messi follows up on his recent announcement of his departure from Paris Saint-Germain to the Major. Major League Soccer (MLS) side Inter Miami in the United States.
It now appears PSG will have to consider whether to sell the 24-year-old striker – who scored a hat-trick for France during their defeat by Argentina in the 2022 World Cup final – or see him leave the club for free at the end of his current deal in June 2024, according to reports. informative.
Reports in France indicated that Paris Saint-Germain was hoping to extend Mbappe’s contract.
Mbappe was in a similar situation last year when he was linked with a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid, only to sign a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain.
Real Madrid can now increase their interest in Mbappe as they look to bolster their attacking line after veteran Karim Benzema moved to Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.
There is also uncertainty about the future of another PSG star: Brazilian Neymar.
But Mbappe’s apparent departure would be Paris Saint-Germain’s biggest loss, given that he is a national icon in France and is widely considered one of the few players capable of taking over from Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as soccer’s biggest star.
Mbappe had hoped to help Paris Saint-Germain win their first Champions League title, but the team suffered another disappointment in the first European soccer tournament, which Manchester City won by defeating Inter Milan 1-0 in the final on Saturday.
Mbappe won five Ligue 1 titles with Paris Saint-Germain and won the World Cup with France in 2018.
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