After Al Hilal made an offer of 300 million euros to sign forward Kylian Mbappé, sources informed ESPN that the PSG player stated he does not consider the option of playing in Saudi Arabia and turned down the proposal.
Mbappé’s contract with the French club runs until June 2024, and the team decided to omit him from the preseason tour in Asia after the superstar declined to activate the automatic extension clause in his contract until 2025.
A few days ago, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi was clear in stating that Mbappé had only two options at the club: either renew his contract or accept being sold to another club. Playing until the end of the season for Paris and leaving the club for free in the middle of next year is not an option.
“It’s either he renews, or we will look for an exit,” summarized the Qatari during the presentation of Luis Enrique as the new coach of the club.
Al Hilal was the first club to make an official offer for Kylian. In France, the newspaper L’Équipe reports that Barcelona has also started talks with Paris, but without presenting a formal proposal.
The reality is that Barcelona doesn’t have the financial capacity to carry out the “Mbappé operation.” Sources heard by ESPN even say that this information was leaked to pressure Real Madrid to make an offer for the striker.
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