PSG Mercato: Despite an uncertain future at Paris Saint-Germain, Mauricio Pochettino has wet himself about Kylian Mbappe, the club’s striker.
PSG Mercato : Pochettino’s clear message to Kylian Mbappe
As the season is coming to an end, several files are pending at Paris Saint-Germain. The name of Monchi is circulating to replace Leonardo as sporting director of PSG. Still under contract until 2023, Mauricio Pochettino is announced to leave this summer. Zinedine Zidane and Antonio Conte are presented as candidates for his succession. While the vagueness surrounds his future in Paris, Mauricio Pochettino has delivered on another hot issue of the club. In a press conference, the Argentine technician spoke about the future of Kylian Mbappe. The contract of the 23-year-old striker expires this summer. The Parisian coach pushes for the extension of Mbappe in Paris.
“As coaches, we want the best for him and the club. And the best for the club is that Kylian stays. It is also the best for Kylian. There is a negotiation, “said the Argentine on the sidelines of the trip to Clermont this Saturday.
PSG Mercato : A big clue for the future of Mbappe
In his release, the coach of Paris Saint-Germain did not rule out the possibility of entrusting the armband to Kylian Mbappe against Clermont. Captain of PSG, Marquinhos is not available for this game. By entrusting the captaincy to Mbappe, Mauricio Pochettino would only confirm a trend regarding the future of his protégé. Indeed, The Team indicated that the board would like to make the Bondynois the new captain of Paris if his contract is extended.
In addition to this new status, the French world champion would pocket the jackpot if he were to re-sign. A signing bonus of 150 million euros is now being discussed to convince him to stay. After the game against Lorient, he had opened the door to an extension of his contract, mentioning “new elements”. This exit has enough to cool Real Madrid, presented for many weeks as his future club.