Kylian Mbappe wants to leave PSG, pushing for January transfer over broken relationship


Paris Saint-Germain’s leadership played down reports on Tuesday that Kylian Mbappe wants to leave the Parc des Princes this winter because he feels “betrayed” by the club. The French superstar reportedly believes the Ligue 1 champions have not kept the promises made when he extended his contract in May.

PSG are unconcerned by reports of a “shattered relationship” and do not expect Mbappe to leave midway through their final UEFA Champions League push. The Championnat chiefs would consider a massive bid if it was ultimately right for the club, but that is not expected to happen immediately after the winter transfer window.

PSG believe Mbappe and his entourage are putting pressure on the club who currently have no intention of letting him go after fighting so hard to keep him this summer. The 23-year-old star strongly believes that his position on the pitch and his position as the centerpiece of Les Parisiens’ work is not being reflected drift condition. After the 0-0 away draw at the Stade de Reims At the weekend, PSG’s No. 7 hastily published and then deleted a social media post containing “pivot gang” which was interpreted as a reference to his role.

Le Parisien and RMC Sport in France report that Mbappe feels betrayed by chairman and chief executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi and the owners Catarrh Sports Investments as well as Antero Henrique while Fabrizio Romano confirms that the situation is “tense”. The Qatari supremo played a key role in the former AS Monaco man’s new deal after former sporting director Leonardo failed to agree terms. Former sporting director Henrique has returned to oversee transfer negotiations and mainly the departures of undesirables.

Mbappe has spoken publicly of his preference for a two-man attack, similar to the system in place with France together Karim Benzema the Olivier Giroud. Galtier and Luis Campos tried to bring in a fourth striker as well as another central defender last summer which dictated the need to rely Lionel Messi and Neymarstrong form of it.

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Despite further reports that Campos intends to step down from his advisory role, PSG do not expect anything to happen on that front despite some brief disagreements during the summer. The Portuguese transfer guru is planning in January and although he is not directly involved in QSI’s entry into SC Braga this week, Campos is investing in the links between the clubs.

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