• News

PSG insists Mbappe is going nowhere

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Kylian Mbappe of PSG celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain at Old Trafford on February 12, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Getty Images

Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed that Kylian Mbappe will continue playing for the French champions next season.

Mbappe, 20, recently disclosed he was coy about his future at PSG while at the Ligue 1 awards ceremony – where he was named Player and Young Player of the Year.

The French World Cup winner said he has “come to a turning point” in his career and that he is ready for more responsibility, “maybe at Paris Saint-Germain. Or elsewhere with a new project”.

In response, PSG issued a statement on Twitter: “Strong links have united PSG and Kylian Mbappe for two years and that same story will continue next season.

“With a shared ambition to mark history in European football, after 50 years since PSG was founded, we have a chance to write a big page in history together and each major player will have to play his part, always working for the team.”

Real Madrid are keen on securing the services of Mbappe after an excellent campaign at PSG and according to Spanish football expert Graham Hunter – that deal may likely happen.

On Monday he told Sky Sports News: “If they’ve got the money, yes, they desperately want him.

“They screwed up signing him. Zinedine Zidane was his hero, the Brazilian Ronaldo was his hero. It’s a marriage made in heaven, but I don’t know if heaven comes this summer.”