KYLIAN MBAPPE is out-of-contract at the end of the season, and is widely expected to join Real Madrid when his PSG deal ends.
The man himself has also not indicated on several occasions that he will be swapping PSG for Real Madrid.
Mbappe, 23, is allowed to sign a pre-contract deal with Real Madrid Tomorrow,
And if events over the past 12 months are anything to go by, Marca reports that it may not be long until Mbappe is officially announced as a Real Madrid player.
His first clue came last summer when PSG rejected a £145m approach from Real Madrid for his services.
An initial £137m bid had previously been rejected, despite Mbappe making it clear he wanted to leave.
Speaking to L’Equipe after the failed move, Mbappe said: “When you have ambitions to leave, if you stay, you are not happy.”
He then echoed his desire to leave PSG again in October in a second public clue he wanted, admitting that 2021 was a disappointing year for him.
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Mbappe told French radio station RMC: “I asked to leave because from the moment I didn’t want to extend, I wanted the club to receive a transfer fee so they could bring in a quality replacement.”
A third indication was that Mbappe was the subject of a comic book titled ‘Je m’appel Kylian’ (My name is Kylian), in which he visits Real Madrid’s Bernabeu Stadium as a child.
And in the story he also expresses a desire to join the club one day, just as he does in real life.
Another huge clue that Mbappe is ready to ditch Paris for Madrid came during an interview with fellow Frenchman and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
As Henry signed off on the interview he conducted for Amazon, he said ‘see you later’ to Mbappe in Spanish.
The pair looked at each other before bursting into hysterical laughter.
Henry spent three years in Spain as a player with Barcelona, and Mbappe could soon follow in their footsteps with a move to La Liga.
But Mbappe’s biggest blow to his long-running love affair with Real Madrid occurred within the last month.
In an interview with CNN, Mbappe apparently confirmed that his time at PSG was coming to an end, in what appeared to be a farewell message.
He revealed: “For the respect I have for my fans, the club, my teammates and the staff, I have to play 100% for my remaining six months.”
According to reports, Real Madrid are also ‘absolutely confident’ Mbappe will be involved, although a move is unlikely to be confirmed until after the Champions League tie between PSG and Los Blancos.
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