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Luis Enrique performs up shock Kylian Mbappe switch U-turn


Paris Saint-Germain head coach Luis Enrique has revealed he’s nonetheless hoping Kylian Mbappe indicators a brand new contract and decides in opposition to a summer season exit.

Mbappe lately knowledgeable PSG in non-public he wouldn’t put pen to paper on a brand new deal at Parc des Princes together with his present contract on account of expire on the finish of the season. He’s in talks with Actual Madrid over a transfer to the Santiago Bernabeu however an settlement has not been finalised but.

In an interview with Amazon Prime Video forward of PSG’s journey to bitter rivals Marseille, Enrique refuted options this might be the final time Mbappe partakes in Le Classique.

“Why is it his final? I proceed to hope that Kylian modifications his thoughts,” Enrique stated.

“He hasn’t introduced something but, he could change his thoughts. Think about that we win 4 titles this season. We’ll see.”


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Whereas Enrique is adamant Mbappe might change his thoughts as he has not made his choice in public, 90min reported final month he was current when the ahead knowledgeable the squad of his want to go away, with the pinnacle coach even joking to his youthful brother Ethan his future may additionally be away from Paris.

90min understands Mbappe has already turned down a contract supply value €70m-gross-per-year from PSG, which might even have included the reimbursement of an €80m loyalty bonus waived final summer season. Madrid, in the meantime, need to thrash out phrases much like their 2022 supply to Mbappe, that are believed to be value €30m yearly plus a a €130m signing-on bonus.

As Enrique stated, PSG are on the hunt for a quadruple this season. They’ve already claimed victory within the Trophee des Champions and sit 10 factors clear on the high of Ligue 1 having misplaced solely as soon as all season. Les Parisiens are additionally by way of to the quarter-finals of the Champions League the place they may face Barcelona, whereas a semi-final with Atletico Madrid or Borussia Dortmund awaits the winner.