While he seemed promised to Real Madrid last summer, Kylian Mbappé took the Spanish club by surprise by deciding to renew his lease with Paris Saint-Germain. A badly perceived volte-face on the other side of the Pyrenees, and yet, the Merengues could return to action, as a member of Casa Blanca explains.
Free at the end of last season, Kylian Mbappé had free rein to join the Real Madrid, club that made him vibrate during his childhood. A soap opera which kept the supporters of the two clubs in suspense, ultimately leading to the extension of the French international with the PSG. Now committed until June 2024, with an optional additional year, Kylian Mbappe thus playing his sixth season near the Parc des Princes, but his contractual situation allows him to keep control of his future, the PSG being obliged to look into his case this summer, at the risk of seeing him go free the following year. For his part, the Real Madrid has not said its last word.
Real Madrid ready to relaunch the Mbappé track?
While the new lease of Kylian Mbappe with the PSG was seen as a betrayal by some on the Madrid side, the president Florentine Perez did not necessarily give up on the Bondynois. Even if the merengue team would like to get their hands on a less flamboyant striker during the next summer transfer window, capable of replacing Karim Benzema while waiting to launch the assault Erling Haaland in 2024, the dossier Mbappe remains open on the Santiago Bernabéu side. This is indeed what was revealed on Tuesday Catalina Minarromember of the Board of Directors of Real Madridwho prefers exclude nothing about the future of Kylian Mbappe.
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“I do not exclude anything”, assures the merengue board of directors
” I do not exclude anything with Florentino (Pérez). If he has to come and it meets the club’s criteria, he will come. Otherwise he won’t come and others will comeshe said, relayed by the media Rise. What I am sure of is that when the time comes, Florentino will always do what is best for the club. » An outing that will surely go up to the ears of Kylian Mbappe.