Paris Saint-Germain ahead Kylian Mbappe will keep on the Ligue 1 membership subsequent season, membership president Nasser Al-Khelaifi mentioned, responding to media hypothesis concerning the French worldwide’s future.
Mbappe, who scored 42 objectives in all competitions for PSG this season, has a contract on the French membership till June 2022 however has been linked with a transfer to La Liga’s Actual Madrid.
“I shall be clear, Mbappe goes to remain in Paris,” Al-Khelaifi advised L’Equipe. “We’ll by no means promote him and he won’t ever depart on a free (switch). Mbappe has the whole lot he wants in Paris.
“The place can he go? What membership, by way of ambition, can compete with PSG as we speak? All I can say is that issues are going effectively and I hope we are able to attain an settlement (on a brand new contract).
“That is Paris, that is his nation. He has a mission, not solely to play soccer, however to advertise Ligue 1, his nation and his capital.”
PSG ended the season with just one main trophy, the French Cup, after shedding the Ligue 1 title by one level to Lille and crashing out within the Champions League semi-finals.
Al-Khelaifi additionally mentioned PSG ahead Neymar didn’t need to return to Barcelona in 2019, two years after his world-record transfer to France from the Spanish membership.
“Barcelona all the time needed to get Neymar again, it is no secret,” Al-Khelaifi added. “However did Neymar need to go? No.
“It is true that his adaption to Paris and France was nonetheless incomplete, however name him and he’ll inform you how blissful and fulfilled he’s as we speak.”