Kylian Mbappe has 'no intention of triggering extension in PSG deal'

Kylian Mbappe ‘has no intention of triggering a one-year extension clause in his PSG contract’ – which expires next year – meaning the French club risk losing their talisman on a free transfer if they don’t cash in on him this summer

  • Kylian Mbappe’s current deal with the French side only runs until next summer
  • The French superstar has been reluctant to trigger a one-year extension deal 
  • Mbappe has been linked with a potential move to Real Madrid in recent years 

French superstar Kylian Mbappe reportedly has no interest in triggering a one-year extension to his current PSG deal, which expires in summer 2024.

The PSG forward reportedly signed a three-year contract before the 2022-23 campaign but according to L’Equipe it is a two-year contract with the option of an extra season.

This means that at the end of this season, the forward will enter the final 12 months of his deal, and PSG will again be in the position of deciding whether to try to extend his contract or sell him to avoid losing him for free at the end of his deal. 

This was the case in the summer of 2021 when Real Madrid had made their interest in Mbappe clear when they submitted a final bid of £154million for the Ligue 1 star in an attempt to pry him away from Paris – which failed.

However, Los Blancos may be able to land the French superstar for free next summer as the 24-year-old looks to run down his current deal at the Parc des Princes.

Kylian Mbappe is reportedly not interested in triggering a one-year extension in his PSG deal

Christophe Galtier’s side still remain confident that Mbappe will trigger the extension clause

According to L’Equipe, PSG had been confident that Mbappé will stay through to 2025 but that same belief is not shared by the player himself.

Mbappe, who scored a hat-trick in the recent World Cup final, has little interest in triggering the extension, according to the French outlet.

The former Monaco forward has until July 31st to trigger the clause in his PSG deal. If not, he will surely see out the remainder of his deal and leave for free in 2024.

PSG are then placed in a precarious position where, surprisingly, selling their most valuable asset may be the wisest decision – as opposed to him leaving for nothing.

Mbappe became PSG’s joint-record scorer with a goal in Ligue 1 against Marseille in February – in the same game Lionel Messi scored his 700th club goal.

The French international has long-been linked with a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid, sparked by their pursuit of Mbappe in 2021.

After that failed attempt, and Mbappe’s new deal at the Parc des Princes, interest cooled off but there has been expectations that the Spaniards would come again.

The French superstar has long-been linked with a potential move to Spanish giants Real Madrid

The forward has previously insisted that he is ‘very happy’ at PSG. He said: ‘For me it’s a privilege to play here. I’m from Paris and being at PSG is special.

‘I arrived when I was young and I’ve grown and matured a lot, on and off the pitch, since then.

‘I don’t think so. If I linked my future to the Champions League, and I don’t want to disrespect the club, I would have gone very far!

‘I am here and I am very happy, and for the moment I’m not thinking about anything other than making PSG happy.’ 

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