Kylian Mbappe will remain at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) despite weeks of speculations over a potential move to Real Madrid.
According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the top journalist who works for Sky Sports, Mbappe has agreed to ink a new deal with the French side.
“No more doubts, #Mbappe will stay in #Psg e renew his contract with @PSG_inside,” he wrote via his Twitter page on Saturday.
— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) May 21, 2022
Guillem Balague, another top journalist, said Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Pérez, on Friday, informed his players not to be expecting Mbappe at the club.
“I have just been told that Florentino Pérez has told the players tonight in the changing room that Mbappé is not coming Let’s wait to hear what Mbappe has to say before we confirm anything,” he wrote.
I have just been told that Florentino Pérez has told the players tonight in the changing room that Mbappé is NOT coming
Let's wait to hear what Mbappe has to say before we confirm anything
— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) May 20, 2022
The 23-year-old France international has been instrumental to Mauricio Pochettino’s side, scoring decisive goals for PSG.
Mbappe has not officially announced his decision as of the time of this report.
PSG are also yet to disclose if the club has agreed new contract with him.
The development comes as a surprise to many football enthusiasts who anticipated his move to Real Madrid.
The Spanish giant has expressed its interest in the player on several occasions.