PSG affirm that Mbappé will play for the club next season


However it is understood that talks have already taken place with PSG to improve and lengthen his current contract.

Requesting greater responsibility also means being more important and having the team play for him - including his friend Neymar, who also said recently that more people should listen to him at the club.

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe is not for sale and will not be sold this summer, the club confirmed with a statement on Monday, but a source has told ESPN FC it was never his intention to push for an exit. The French side are anxious to play down the words from the player as he collected his Player of the Year award last night where he made reference to a "new project".

He has scored 59 goals in 86 games for PSG, winning two league titles and one French Cup, but they were knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage by Manchester United.

"I said what I had to say", he said, not denying to perceived meaning of his comments.

Mbappe's announcement will put Europe's top clubs on red alert, with the likes of Real Madrid and the Premier League's big hitters likely to be monitoring his situation.

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He was named as the Ligue 1 player of the season on Sunday, but did not deny that a potential move away from France could be in the offing. "It was the message I wanted to send".

What could really work for Mbappe this time is the presence of Zinedine Zidane in the Real Madrid camp.

"If I speak more it will be too much and that is not the message I wish to send, " he summed up.

"With a shared ambition to leave their mark on European football, the 50th year of PSG is eagerly anticipated for everyone to write a great page of history together for the club".

"I would like to thank the players, the coach, the club again".