Real Madrid remains confident that Mbappe could be signed this summer, Goal found out, but the World Cup holder may be extending PSG’s tenure.
Discussions about the new contract
Discussions about new terms for the 22-year-old striker at the Parc des Princes continue, and Paris Saint-Germain is eager to negotiate a new contract with the valued asset that will hit the free agency in 2022. No compromise has yet been reached, which retains the exit, and the likes of Madrid will continue to closely monitor developments in the French capital until final decisions are made.
What did Kylian Mbappe’s close sources reveal?
Sources close to Kylian have revealed that the talented youth retains the youthful pursuit of a day in Real’s famous white shirt. However, such a switchover may be put on hold as no final call has been made about its near future. There is an understanding that at least three offers from the reigning Ligue 1 champions have been repulsed, but negotiations are ongoing and a deal may still be signed.
Kylian Mbappe is in no hurry to sign
The French International is in no hurry to end the uncertainty around its future, with its plan to wait until the end of the season and assess where Paris Saint-Germain stands at this point. Pochettino’s side remains on the hunt for Ligue 1 and Champions League glory, with basic silver always a useful bargaining tool, looking to tie other trades. Kylian wants to know what Neymar is planning, which is also under contract until 2022 before committing to a new deal of its own, and is also looking for who is lining up at Paris Saint-Germain for the next transfer window.
There is growing confidence at Santiago Bernabeu that the hard work behind the scenes with Kylian Mbappe will pay off. Prominent members of the club’s management structure, as well as the coach of the first team of Zidane, have worked hard to build a positive relationship with one of the most sought-after talents in world football. Trips to France have been made, calls made, messages sent, and Blanco is making sure any loose ends are tied. In Spain, they admit that they cannot compete with Paris Saint-Germain financially, but they can offer an ambitious project, a prominent role in their long-term plans and added sporting prestige.