Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has stated that Kylian Mbappe desires to go away the membership and confirmed the French giants turned down a suggestion from Real Madrid for the France worldwide.
Sources informed ESPN on Tuesday that Madrid had seen an €160 million offer for the 22-year rejected, however had been hopeful of agreeing a deal earlier than the switch window closes on Aug. 31.
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“Kylian Mbappe desires to go away, that appears clear,” Leonardo informed French outlet RMC on Wednesday. “If he desires to go away, we’re not going to maintain him however will probably be finished underneath our situations.
“We’ve spoken quite a bit with Kylian and he all the time tells us the identical factor. Kylian has all the time promised us that he would by no means go away the membership on a free switch.”
Talking with Spanish newspaper Marca, Leonardo added that Madrid’s bid “isn’t adequate.”
“It is a great distance from what we expect, and we cannot offload a participant for lower than we paid for him at 18 years previous,” he stated.
Sources have informed ESPN it might take a suggestion of round €200m to make PSG contemplate accepting a deal.
“Verbally we have stated no to Madrid,” Leonardo stated. “We’ve not acquired one other supply from Madrid… If [Mbappe] desires to go, he’ll go, however with our situations.”