Kylian Mbappe. CLODAGH KILCOYNE/AI/Reuters/Panoramic
Expected, the captain of the Blues, in a press conference, repeated this Thursday his desire to stay at PSG next season.
Special Envoy to Faro
At 6:02 p.m. this Thursday, the day before Gibraltar-France, he landed in the press room of the Faro stadium. Accompanied by the press chief of the France team, Kylian Mbappé knew he was expected. And without making the show, he remained straight in his boots despite the soap opera as to his future at Paris SG, of which he is the main character.
Asked from the outset about the possibility of leaving Ligue 1 and the French champion club this summer, the captain of the Blues did not evade the subject. “I already replied, and I said my goal is to stay at PSG and that’s my only option at the moment, I’m very happy there, he admits from the start when he does not want to activate the contract extension offered by PSG until 2025. I’m focused on recovery. I hope the other questions will be about the France team which has an important match tomorrow (Friday) against Gibraltar. »
Inevitably, his wish was not granted by the media, present in large numbers in the south of Portugal for the last trip of the season of the Blues. Relaunched on the timing of the mail sent to PSG at the start of the week, in full international sequence, Kylian Mbappé delivered his truth. ” The letter was not sent during the rally, but beforehe plants. Am I shocked? No ? Much more shocks me. Like I say, I’d like the questions to be about tomorrow’s game (Friday).” Again failed since a new question on the letter returns in the press conference. ” I didn’t think a letter killed anyone or offended anyone. The reactions don’t matter to me. “ Face closed, Kylian Mbappé remains solid on his supports. Cash in and show no sign of annoyance.
He will pout in stride, when a journalist will evoke the words of President Macron and if the latter could influence his future. ” On my career in June 2023? None (influence). And like I said before, he wants me to stay in Paris, my goal is to stay, so we’re on the same page.e. “A new pirouette in a soap opera that has not delivered its epilogue.
Present to the media through his status as captain of the France team, Kylian Mbappé believes that “what happens outside is secondary» and that he wants Friday «show on the field” that it is “a great player“. Implied, impervious to pressure. ” I didn’t hesitate at all to come as captain because I’m not used to running away, it’s not my temperament »