Real Madrid thought they had acquired striker Mbappe from PSG in the summer transfer window for a record transfer fee of 200 million euros. However, with the influence of French President Emmanuel Macron, the player changed his mind and signed a contract extension to stay with the Paris team until June 2025.
Mbappe received the Golden Shoe award for the top scorer in the World Cup 2022
Despite the extension, the possibility of Mbappe leaving PSG is still entirely possible when there are many rumors that this player is not really happy in Paris. In particular, the fact that the star has just turned 24 years old of the French team can leave right in the next winter transfer window.
However, sources familiar with the transfer such as expert Fabrizio Romano or CBS Sports journalist Ben Jacobs have confirmed that Mbappe’s separation is very unlikely in January, 2023, but only in the summer of 2023.
In particular, after the 2022 World Cup, he played brilliantly with the title of Top Scorer and scored a hat-trick of a lifetime in the final for France despite losing to Argentina in a penalty shootout, Mbappe is said to be very hungry to find find success with the remaining goal of winning the Champions League with PSG.
Therefore, only about 72 hours after the 2022 World Cup final and attended the celebration with the runner-up with the French team, Mbappe immediately returned to PSG to practice without a vacation despite being allowed.
Mbappe (right) on his return to PSG on December 21
La Gazzetta dello Sport said that Mbappe’s goal now is to win the Champions League with PSG and then, in the summer of 2023, he will leave with the destination of Real Madrid.
The Italian newspaper also said that Real Madrid President Florentino Perez now highly appreciates Mbappe through his performance in the 2022 World Cup, thinking that this star will go far in a career that has also had many honors. his optics. In addition, Mbappe is said to be a sure star to succeed Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the next 1 or 2 years.
Therefore, Real Madrid is ready to return to the acquisition of Mbappe with a huge cost totaling up to 1 billion euros, including 150 million euros in transfer value, about 630 million euros in salary (for a contract of at least 5 year) and 220 million euros in added value and commission costs, La Gazzetta dello Sport reports.
Meanwhile, Marca newspaper (Spain) thinks this is a huge amount, and it is not known whether Real Madrid is ready for this all-time record deal.