Mbappe to leave PSG?: Paris St Germain forward Kylian Mbappe on Sunday dismissed recent media reports claiming he wanted to leave…
Mbappe leaving PSG?: Paris St. Germain forward Kylian Mbappe on Sunday dismissed recent media reports claiming he wanted to leave the Parisian club in January, saying he was surprised by the news. Follow Footbal & FIFA World Cup LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN
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“I never asked for my departure in Januaryhe told reporters afterwards PSG’s 1-0 win over Olympique de Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
“The information that came out on the day of (the Champions League match against Benfica) I didn’t understand. I am not involved in this information either directly or indirectly.”
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Several French media reported on Tuesday that the forward was fed up with unfulfilled promises from PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and wanted to leave the capital as soon as possible.
“I was as shocked by this news as anyone. People might think I’m involved, I’m not at allMbappe added.
“I took a nap, my companion was at my little brother’s game. We were stunned when we found out.
“Afterwards we had to deal with it, we had a game to play. I just wanted to say that it is completely false, I am very happy here.”
The 23-year-old France international was linked with a move to LaLiga champions Real Madrid in the close season and was expected to move away from the Paris club after five years.
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