Kylian Mbappe has reportedly agreed a pre-contract deal to join Real Madrid, with the PSG talisman set to earn €50m a year.
According to a report from a German publication BILD, Kylian Mbappe is set to join Real Madrid. The Spanish giants have agreed a pre-contract deal with the Paris Saint-Germain striker, who will pocket a €50m-a-year salary after moving from Bosman to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Kylian Mbappe is widely regarded as one of Europe’s finest players, having grown in strength since his breakout campaign at AS Monaco in the 2016/17 season. The Frenchman had played a key role in the principality club’s shock triumph in Ligue 1 before joining Paris Saint-Germain in 2017.
The 23-year-old has raised his level of performance by several notches at the Parc des Princes and has an excellent record 151 goals and 77 assists in 199 appearances for PSG. Meanwhile, Mbappe has also been a key figure for the French national team over the past five years and played a key role in their triumphant 2018 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Nations League campaigns. .
But Mbappe’s spell with PSG is coming to an end as he entered the final six months of his contract with no renewal in sight. His next destination appears to be Real Madrid, who may be late signing the France international on a transfer from Bosman after nearly securing his services last summer in a big-money deal.
Since failing to sign Mbappe on a deadline last summer, the Merengues aimed to conclude a pre-contractual agreement with him. With Gareth Bale set to leave Real Madrid in the summer transfer window and Eden Hazard facing an uncertain future at the Santiago Bernabeu, signing a world-class striker like Mbappe has become imperative.
Recent reports had even claimed that Real Madrid were considering signing Mbappe in the recently closed January transfer window, but the 23-year-old wanted to end the season at PSG. However, Mbappe’s spell with PSG will peak this summer as he has agreed a pre-contract deal with Real Madrid.
Report claims Mbappe will sign €50m-a-year deal with Real Madrid after turning down The Parisians tries to secure its long-term future. Real Madrid will announce his signing following their UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg in March. So it’s only a matter of time before the PSG talisman becomes a new Real Madrid player.