Kylian Mbappe is reportedly looking to leave Paris Saint-Germain in the January transfer window as his relationship with the club has soured. But PSG have no intention of selling Mbappe.
The French world champions, who signed a new three-year deal at PSG this summer after they battled interest from Real Madrid and Liverpool. PSG are aware of his desire but they believe it is an attempt to put pressure on the club, according to reports from the BBC.
Citing PSG sources, the Telegraph says PSG consider Mbappe a “€300-350m player” and insist Real offered more money than them to sign him but he decided not to stay here “to continue the project and because the work is not done yet”.
Selling Mbappe would require a world record sum – more than the €222m PSG paid to release Neymar from his Barcelona contract in 2017. Real will be seen as the favorites should he be allowed to leave at some point and judging by Mbappe’s latest interview with the New York Times, Real would probably be his preferred target.
In other transfer clauses, Manchester City striker Erling Haaland, 22, has a €200m release clause that comes into effect in the summer of 2024. Manager Pep Guardiola said the clause applies to any club outside of England and has none “for Real Madrid or any other”. Team”.
Manchester United will once again find it difficult to keep 23-year-old Portugal international Diogo Dalot as Juventus are reportedly looking to sign him and he too is looking to leave Old Trafford, according to reports in Italy.