At the end of the meeting between PSG and Montpellier (4-0) at the opening of the 21st day of Ligue 1, the world champion Kylian Mbappé spoke about his future with the club in the capital, saying " in reflection ".
For PSG, this issue is hot, while the Spanish press echoes Real Madrid's interest in the player.
Kylian Mbappé found the net on Friday at the opening of the 21st day of Ligue 1 on the occasion of the victory of his club, PSG, against Montpellier (4-0).
Silent so far in the field in 2021, the Blues striker took advantage of his good performance with a double to discuss his future.
A year and a half from the end of his contract, the top scorer in the championship with 14 goals spoke at the microphone of the broadcaster Téléfoot: "We are discussing with the club to find a project. I said that I was thinking about it. also, because I think that if I sign, it is to invest myself in the long term in Paris Saint-Germain. "
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End of contract in 2022
Arrived in the club of the capital in the summer of 2017 for the sum of 180 million euros, the world champion from Bondy in the Paris region is under contract until June 2022. "I am very happy here, I 'm I have always been very happy. The supporters, the club have always helped me, and just for that I will always be grateful to the club, "he added.
"But I want to think about what I want to do in the next few years, where I want to be, that's how my thinking turns."
This extension, like that of the Brazilian Neymar (whose contract also expires in June 2022) is a major issue for PSG.
If nothing was done, Mbappé could engage freely with the club of his choice in a year.
Unthinkable for the club in the capital while the Cies (International Center for Sports Studies) estimates the player at almost 150 million euros.
"Good feelings" for Leonardo
In the columns of the weekly
, the sports director of PSG, Leonardo, was for his part rather confident on the file.
"I have good feelings," he said.
However, he added about the extensions of the French and Neymar that they "know what is happening and where we want to go. It is very clear. We just have to find an agreement between their desires, their demands, our expectations and our means. We are not here to beg them: 'Please stay'. Again, it is more argued than that. Those who really want to stay will remain. "
The exit of Kylian Mbappé has in any case crossed the Pyrenees: the pro-Real Madrid sports dailies are engulfed in the breach.
"Mbappé's SOS in Madrid", headlines the newspaper
, he evokes the "about-face of Mbappé", a "soap opera which is gaining momentum", Real Madrid awaiting a sign from the Mbappé clan.