Paris Saint-Germain's recent shock loss to Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League round-of-16 had left many footballers shocked, most of all, Kylian Mbappe. And now, a family relative of the World Cup winner has stated that the Frenchman desires to play for reigning European champions Real Madrid.
Rumours linking Kylian Mbappe as well as Neymar with a move to Real Madrid have intensified since the Spanish club's president Florentino Perez has iterated his desire to sign both players in the upcoming transfer windows.
Marca report that while this was nothing more than a cheeky attempt to lure Mbappe by Perez, Paris Saint-Germain are readying themselves for a crazy summer as they will fight a war to keep their French forward at the club.
📰🇫🇷 Le Journal du Dimanche:— El Madridismo (@ElMadridismo93) March 17, 2019
• Kylian Mbappé sees himself playing at Real Madrid in the future, according to a relative of the player.
• He plans to leave but at a more mature age. In 2017 he commented to his family: "If I go to Madrid at 18, what will I do at 23?" pic.twitter.com/6aTdPuKI6p
Despite this, according to a relative, this matter may well be taken out of the French champions' hands, as was made clear in a 2017 interview the same relative gave to Le Journal du Dimanche.
The family relative had quoted Mbappe's alleged words to him as, "If I go there [Madrid] at 18, what will I do at 23?" Mbappe allegedly told his relative. The relative himself further said in conclusion, "I see Mbappe playing for Real Madrid."
Reply’s to Mbappe’s tweet! Lol Real Madrid fans won’t rest until he is in the legendary all white shirt! pic.twitter.com/gMOa6UF4ct— SON OF A GOD (@ThisIsSanele) March 18, 2019