Sport 'I Don't See Mbappé Leaving': PSG Sporting Director Says No €200 Million Bid Arrived From Real Madrid
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Spanish reports say that Real Madrid are preparing to make a serious offer for PSG's Kylian Mbappe, who apparently wants the move. Could Cristiano Ronaldo be PSG's back-up plan?The rumor mill indicates that Kylian Mbappe, who has a year remaining on his contract with PSG, has requested a meeting with the club's president to discuss his future, which reports say will see him eventually move to Real Madrid, whether it's this summer or next.
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo said that the club never received a €200 million bid from Real Madrid for Kylian Mbappé this summer.
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo said that he expects Kylian Mbappé to remain at the club after this season despite Real Madrid's attempts to sign the French star.
The 22-year-old has yet to sign a contract extension despite multiple offers from the club and his current deal expires at the end of the season, meaning that he is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with clubs outside of France in January.
Paris Saint-Germain rejects Real Madrid's €160 million offer for Kylian Mbappe
Mbappe's contract at PSG expires next summer, and he has made it clear that he has no intention of renewing his contract with the club. The Parisians believed the arrival of Lionel Messi would change Mbappe's mind, but that has not been the case. Mbappe has been Real Madrid's top target for some time now, and the striker has been close to joining Los Blancos on several occasions in the past. Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily.
"I don't see Mbappe leaving at the end of the season," Leonardo told French TV outlet Canal+ on Tuesday. "The relationship Kylian has with PSG is deep. Nobody is thinking about the future of PSG without Kylian. I can't imagine it."
Leonardo also stated that the club has not received Real Madrid's final offer reportedly worth €200 million as the summer transfer window came to a close. Real had reportedly made a bid ofand before .
"Honestly we weren't happy with Real Madrid's behavior," Leonardo said. "Starting talks for one of the best players in the world in the last week of the market caused a situation that we didn't like. Our position was clear with the offer. It wasn't enough for us. It was less than what we paid.
Ligue 1: PSG mad at Real
Leonardo, sporting director of Paris Saint-Germain, has sharply criticized the actions of Real Madrid expressed about Mbappe in negotiations about a possible transfer of Kylian Mbappe. In addition, the PSG manager was confident of being able to keep Mbappe also 2022 addition. © Contributed by SPOX Kylian Mbappe was courted last transfer window, Real Madrid. Until recently, Real had apparently tried loszueisen Mbappe from Paris.
"The last offer that people talk about never arrived. You can't plan a transfer market for two, three or four months and change your plans just like that."
La Liga president Javier Tebas shot back, saying that PSG has "ruined football" with its approach to spending while also confirming that Real Madrid has enough money to sign both Mbappé and Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland.
"[Real] has enough money to sign both [Kylian] Mbappe and [Erling] Haaland together. They have not lost money. On top of that, they have sold assets," Tebas told.
"What is not understandable is that someone who loses €400 million, is spending €500 million on wages and can still reject offers like the one for Mbappé. The rules in France are failing, they are hurting the European market. The UEFA system is wrong."
On Wednesday in Champions League against Club Brugge, Mbappé, Neymar and Lionel Messi are expected to play together in a competitive match for the first time followingthis summer.
France's Kylian Mbappe out of World Cup qualifiers, returns to Paris Saint-Germain
Mbappe is returning to his Ligue 1 club early because of a calf injury he picked up in Wednesday's draw. As a result, Mbappe will be unavailable for the final two qualifiers of the current international break. "Kylian Mbappe felt a pain in his right calf at the end of the match against Bosnia in Strasbourg on Wednesday, which means he will not be able to take part in the next two matches of the French team, in Ukraine on Saturday and against Finland in Lyon next Tuesday," the FFF explained. "The Paris Saint-Germain striker has been released to his club.
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