Kylian Mbappe and PSG are back again on the table of negotiations for a contract renewal after a seething contract renewal row.
Mbappe and PSG got submerged in a seemingly unending spiral of accusations and counter-accusations after they previously failed to agree on a new contract.
Before the glaring eyes of the media, Kylian Mbappe spearheaded an unprecedented contract renewal row with PSG, refusing to renew his deal.
While every footballer is at the liberty to decide his or her fate within the armbits of agreed terms of contract with their employer, Mbappe raised eyebrows when he gravitated towards a free exit from PSG next summer.
PSG kicked against the plan, insisting he either sign a new contract or will be sold this summer as they are not ready to allow him leave for free.
Meanwhile, sources close to PSG revealed the club have decided to clampdown on Mbappe because they believe the 2022 World Cup hero has agreed a secret deal with Real Madrid to join the club next summer on a free transfer.
At the peak of the standoff, PSG dropped Mbappe from their preseason tour in Japan and placed him on the market for sale, and asked for offers.
Saudi giants Al Hilal came with the biggest sports contract ever for Mbappe. PSG accepted the offer but the French forward refuse to negotiate with Al Hilal and was determined to sit out on the bench throughout his remaining one year with PSG.
Mbappe was dropped out of the PSG squad for 2023/24 French Ligue 1 campaign and did not feature in the club’s opening kickoff against Lorient.
After the game against Lorient, we reported PSG have finally settled scores with Kylian Mbappe. The two parties reached a truce with Mbappe reinstated back to the squad.
Details of what was discussed was kept off media spotlight. However, it appears the two parties are making immense progress on full reconciliation.
According to Transfer Live, Kylian Mbappe and PSG are now back on contract renewal talks with Mbappe reportedly ready to pen down a new contract with PSG. Two options are on the table for Mbappe. He could either trigger the one-year extension clause on his current contract or sign a fresh deal.
It is still unknown which option Mbappe will go for but the contract renewal talks marks a big positive for PSG in their attempt on full reconciliation with Mbappe.
Meanwhile, there were reports Real Madrid were set to launch a late bid for Kylian Mbappe but transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has confirmed Carlo Ancelotti is not ready to sign any new player this summer anymore.
Kylian Mbappe scored for PSG, netting the equaliser against Toulouse on his return from suspension. The French forward will continue in action for PSG this summer but his future at the club is uncertain pending the outcome of the reported contract renewal talks.