Kylian Mbappe soap opera will soon come to an end ", begins the prestigious Spanish Marca article with the exclusive information that Kylian Mbappe will initial a contract with Real Madrid by the end of next week. However, according to the Spaniards, Real Madrid wants to remain fair to Paris Saint-Germain, but also to allow his future player to play the season for the Saints until the end without additional pressure.
It is also stated that the native Parisian should receive between 60,000,000 and 80,000,000 euros for the signature, as well as that he will collect around 25,000,000 euros annually in the capital of Spain - net. Only a few days ago, Mbappe brought Madrid to the brink of elimination in the return match of the eighth-finals of the Champions League.
He was first the scorer of the only goal in the first match between PSG and Blancos, played in mid-February at the Princes' Park, so with a goal in the 39th minute of the game in Madrid, he gave Mauricio Pochettino's team a big advantage.
Not big enough. Real, led by Karim Benzema, completely came back in the second half and, with a hat-trick by the 34-year-old striker, stopped the rich club from the French capital on the way to the long-awaited Champions League trophy.
Until the duel between the Spanish and French greats ended, Kylian Mbappe tried not to talk about his future and noted that he was dedicated only to the clash with the team from the Santiago Bernabeu, with the desire to take Paris to the quarterfinals of the elite competition.
Two days later, Marca conveys information that indicates that the defeat by Real practically convinced one of the best players in the world to make his dream come true next summer and wear the jersey of the Royal Club. Mbappe has long been at the top of the list of priorities of the president of the Madrid club, Florentino Perez.
During the summer, he tried to persuade PSG to let him go with several astronomical offers and offered 200,000,000 euros for a player who entered the last year of his contract, but the first man of the Saints, Nasser Al Khelaifi, refused to give up.
Florentino Perez and Kylian Mbappe
Attempts by Parisians to keep Mbappe in his hometown followed, and the respected Parisian wrote that they decided to offer him an annual salary of 50,000,000 euros net and a bonus for signing a new contract in the amount of 100,000,000 euros, which was eventually denied by the Park.
Princes. In the end, it seems that Perez won. Marca points out that the negotiations have been accelerated in the last few days, that they have gained in seriousness, and that everything indicates that they will be completed before Friday, with a positive outcome for Madrid.
The official confirmation will follow only at the end of the season so that Mbappe stays focused on the fight with the Saints for the League 1 trophy. Real acted like a gentleman once again, but thanks to Bosman's rule, they used the right to talk to the 23-year-old striker.
That is how Kylian Mbappe will realize his boyhood dream of playing in the white jersey of the Royal Club. At the same time, Madrid will again create a tectonic earthquake on the football market. They stopped all negotiations and potential business, extending contracts with players in order to dedicate themselves to reaching an agreement with the cunning striker. As things stand, it paid off.