It is something like the big plot twist to the relay finale, which was most recently moved with plenty of staging on the part of the main actor. Kylian Mbappé will not switch to Real Madrid free – as long as it was suspected – but stays with Paris St. Germain. What several media had already reported on Saturday is now official: The 23 -year -old attacker has extended his expiring contract with the French champion by three years to 2025.
Immediately before the final game against FC Metz, Mbappé, together with PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi, announced the decision on the lawn of the PARC des Princes. “I am happy that I can stay in Paris that I can stay in my city,” said the attacker. “I hope that I can continue to do what I love the most: playing football and win trophies.” He was celebrated with speech choirs by the fans.
Real goes away for the second time
According to the media reports, Mbappé had informed Real President Florentino Perez on Saturday that he would not accept the Madrilenen offer. In a message to Perez, he thanked him to have given him the opportunity to “play for the club that I have been fan since I was little”. But he did not accept it.
The hope of the services of the world champion in 2018 in the second year in a row. In the summer of 2021, Real had reported that I had a offer of over 200 million euros for Mbappé, which PSG finally rejected – in the knowledge that this The flagship a year later the club will be able to leave free of charge. According to which it looked great until a few weeks ago. Mbappé’s mother had announced on Friday that the offers of the two clubs were “almost identical”.
Instead of switching to the dream club of childhood, Mbappé now stays at home and continues to run in the Princes Parc – only around 26 kilometers southwest of his birthplace Bondy. In 2017 he moved from AS Monaco to the French capital, has scored 168 goals in 216 competitive games since then, was four times French champion, three times the cup winner. On Saturday evening he could also crown himself for the fourth time in a row to the top scorer of the Ligue 1.
However, the 2018 world champion lacks the Champions League title. In the current season, he had failed with PSG in the round of 16 despite one goal in the first and second leg. To Real Madrid.