“I don’t think with a letter I will kill or offend anyone,” Kylian Mbappe said frankly when he became the subject of all newspapers.
But the fact is that Mbappe’s letter to Paris Saint-Germain, in which he emphasized his intention to end his relationship with the club by June 2024, caused a huge uproar.
This idea immediately opens up the possibility of PSG triggering a transfer to get a substantial amount of money from the French player, rather than waiting for his contract to expire and allowing him to leave for free.
Therefore, Mbappe explained more carefully his stance when preparing with France for the trip to Gibraltar, in Group B of EURO 2024 qualifying (1h45 on June 17).
The France captain insisted: “Continuing at PSG is my only option at the moment, and I am prepared to return to pre-season.”
Between the letter and Mbappe’s latest confidants is President Emmanuel Macron, who says he tries to pressure Mbappe to stay in Paris.
For his part, Mbappe ensures that what President Macron said does not affect his football career. But if he wants Kylian to stay with PSG next season then they are on the same wavelength.
“He wants me to stay at PSG and I want to stay,” Mbappe confirmed.
President Macron also did not specify until he wanted to meet Mbappe in person.
Huge sums of money
Mbappe answered questions about his future calmly, but also a little annoyed. He wants to focus on the match, to help France consolidate the top of the table in the race to win tickets to EURO 2024.
“I can’t control the reactions generated. I sent a letter before the focus. I was just thinking about this match,” continued Kylian.
Mbappe’s plan, at least the one he confessed to the media, involves spending another year at PSG and mastering his destiny within a year.
The binding contract between the two sides was signed a year ago and is valid for two seasons, with the possibility of extension for another season depending on Mbappe personally.
Le Parisien newspaper at the time indicated that the deal was closed for a total of 630 million euros, including a bonus of 90 million euros that Mbappe would receive if he played for PSG until June 2025.
If he leaves now, another 80 million euros will disappear due to the “loyalty” bonus clause. In addition, his gross salary is 72 million euros per season.
Mbappe’s letter, which he said did not “kill” anyone, caused a stir at PSG, which was put in a position to find a way to sell immediately, in order to earn income and save the bonus. above. Then there won’t be any loyalty payments.
Appearing as captain of the French team, Mbappe did not want to comment on money: “There is not much to explain. I accept everything. People can criticize but I know what I am doing.”
Next summer there is the Olympics. In addition to staying to ensure the “loyalty” clause, Mbappe wants to participate in the event as a goodbye to Paris fans before moving to another club.
“I always say that my dream is to participate in the Olympics. It would be great.”
Ngoc Huy | 11:24 06/16/2023