April 14, 2024


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Kylian Mbappé will leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season

Kylian Mbappé will leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season

Sources close to the situation have confirmed that Kylian Mbappe has informed Paris Saint-Germain that he will leave the club at the end of this season when his contract expires.

The terms of Mbappe's exit have not been fully agreed and an official announcement is expected once the situation is finalized in the next few months.

Mbappe's salary at Paris Saint-Germain costs €200m ($215m, £171m) per year, and the club says it remains focused on continuing its transition away from the 'Galacticos' era, with other big names such as Lionel Messi, Neymar, Sergio Ramos and Marco. Verratti is among those who have left in the last 12 months.

The athlete It was reported earlier this month that Mbappe was leaning towards joining Real Madrid upon the expiration of his contract with Paris Saint-Germain, but influential members of the 24-year-old's entourage were not convinced by the Spanish club's offer, which delayed the process.

like The athlete It was previously reported that Mbappe has known since early January the terms Madrid are willing to offer him. With the Frenchman's contract with Paris Saint-Germain expiring after June 30, they were free to discuss terms as he is in the final six months of his contract in France.

Paris Saint-Germain received a €300 million offer to sign Mbappe from Al Hilal in the summer. The Saudi League club were given permission to speak to the striker, but he ultimately remained at Paris Saint-Germain.

Mbappe signed a new two-year contract in the summer of 2021, which includes a 12-month extension clause for the 2024-25 season. However, only Mbappé can activate this extension, not PSG, and the deadline to do so expired on July 31 last year.

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Madrid president Florentino Pérez has been in direct contact with Mbappé and was the main driving force behind the La Liga side's latest move for the player who rejected them two years ago, despite at one point feeling certain the striker had agreed to the transfer.

Mbappe joined Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco in the summer of 2017 for 180 million euros. He scored 243 goals in 290 appearances in all competitions during six-and-a-half years at the club.

Mbappe participated in 30 matches with Paris Saint-Germain in all competitions this season, scoring 31 goals.

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Kylian Mbappe is free to negotiate a summer transfer, and Real Madrid have set a deadline

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