Start Monday 1st of JanuaryKylian Mbappe He can sign a contract with another club. except for Paris Saint-Germain, which guarantees a new soap opera of speculation and rumors.
Around the middle of the yearBefore this season, everything was clear with the French national team player, and he informed the Parisian club in a letter that I didn’t plan to renew his contract once it ends in June 2024.
But the voltage has decreased and calm returned after the duel he had with PSG, during which the club was furious at the possibility of not even benefiting financially from the transfer of a player valued at 180 million euros ($199 million). specialized website Transfermarkt even removed the star from the team.
Since then, attitude between PSG manager Nasser Al-Khelaifi and the France captain durable and well provenaccording to what they say in the club.
This is reported by a number of media the player resigned parts of his colossal loyalty bonuses.
The player’s entourage did not want to comment on the situation. about the coming months, while the club did not comment this matter has been officially known for a long time.
Smiling and angry
After dialing the number 16 goals from the start of the season, among all competitions, far ahead of the rest of the forwards in the lineup, Mbappe once again emphasized his importance in the game against PSGBut Directive club abandoned the June panic and begins To think about life without the number 7ensuring there is no dependence on one player.
They don’t plan to bet and higher on an already colossal salary, which the French newspaper Le Parisien estimates at 72 million euros a year, not counting the signing bonus. And they show the split will free up the club’s investment prospects.
However, keeping the superstar after the departure of Argentinean Lionel Messi and Brazilian Neymar This is the main option for now. Coach Luis Enrique is a symbol of the team’s new direction.
Arrival of his teammatesKolo Muani and Ousmane Dembele also helped restore the “smile” on the team and on Mbappe’s face, according to an internal club source.
But regarding his attitudethe attacker also showed a serious face as he touched angerUnlike Borussia Dortmund (1-1) and Lille (1-1), showing more smiling December 20 last year against Metz (3-1). The slightest sign of displeasure on his face gives rise to rumors about whether his head is already somewhere else.
Other sporting aspects They could carry their own weight. After defeats in the group stage Champions League On the verge of relegation, PSG managed to reach the round of 16 and will face Real Sociedad, an opponent a priori more accessible than its last two opponents in the round of 16: Bayern Munich in 2023 and Real Madrid “in 2022.
Real Madrid already has its own star
European Queen Competition – An Unpaid Debt in the record of a 25-year-old world champion, something his Ballon d’Or rival Erling Haaland achieved in his first season at Manchester City in 2023.
Eric Rabesandratanaformer PSG defender choose to believe: “I know he wants to win the Champions League quickly, but I also know that He wants to win with PSG.“.
He real Madridone of Mbappé’s favorite clubs and for several years his greatest fan, or Liverpool They have extensive record in the Champions League this might convince the Frenchman.
Spanish media cHow Ace or Mark support Campaign permanent to Mbappe lands at Santiago Bernabeu, even after the player has already left the club once. According to The Athletic, Real Madrid have asked the player to make a decision by mid-January.
Maybe it’s too late for the Frenchman? In the middle of the year Real Madrid signed young Englishman Jude Bellinghamwhich in a few months has already become new star of the club. A midfielder with a very attacking and brilliant profile in front of goal, with 17 goals and 5 assists this season, he has a reputation for being the one to turn heads… Is there room for two superstars at Real Madrid?