Leonardo, the sporting director of Paris Saint-Germain believe they still have a good chance to retain the Achilles lean Mbappe . sin bordered on the team even though his contract was counting down.
The striker 22. This year he has scored 145 goals in 194 games in all competitions since joining PSG in 2018 and is regarded as one of the best players in the world,
Leonardo still believes. That they have a chance to catch Mbappe a new contract, even if it depends on the player.
“It’s a very special situation because we are talking about the best players in the world who are out of contract. We can say that there are many who are more friendly in the conversation. But that’s part of building a relationship,” Leonardo said.
“People will think we said that because we wanted him to renew the contract. But it is beyond the authority of the club. At 22, almost 23 years old, Kylian is fully mature.
“It’s a complicated situation because we want him to stay for the rest of his life and we respect the family’s position. I think we still have a good chance. (In the contract), I believe that “
Mbappe’s contract is about to expire at the end of the season. This means that clubs outside France can approach him on a free transfer from next month.
So far he has refused to renew his contract. And is expected to end up moving the team with Real Madrid as a favorite to get him.