April 13, 2024

Mbappé’s big bluff

Never two without three. After two unsuccessful attempts (2017 and 2022), Real Madrid will be knocking on Kylian Mbappé’s door again. Under contract with Paris Saint-Germain until June 2024, the striker is once again in the sights of the Merengue club. And since the player will be able to talk to his potential suitors from January 1, Real have chosen not to wait, quitting their c…

Never two without three. After two unsuccessful attempts (2017 and 2022), Real Madrid will be knocking on Kylian Mbappé’s door again. Under contract with Paris Saint-Germain until June 2024, the striker is once again in the sights of the Merengue club. And since the player will be able to talk to his potential suitors from January 1, Real have chosen not to wait, quitting their contract with Paris Saint-Germain.x parts. But officially, Madrid has chosen to play it more relaxed. As reported in Saturday’s edition of L’Équipe, the Merengue directors claim that they don’t necessarily need Mbappé for sporting reasons.

Liar’s poker

The sports media outlet adds that the recruitment of Brazilian nugget Endrick, who is due to arrive next summer, is a further element that lends credence to the thesis of a ‘bonus’ recruitment of Mbappé. Not to mention the possibility of a short-term arrival for Erling Haaland, still targeted by Real. Real Madrid therefore appear to be playing a game of liar’s poker. It remains to be seen whether their bluffing strategy will be more effective this time than it has been the last two times.

Once again, the final decision will rest with Kylian Mbappé. Paid a premium price by Paris Saint-Germain, will the Frenchman choose to leave the French capital after a long and fruitless career?es Princes? Will his desire to win titles send him to Madrid or elsewhere? So many questions that have yet to be answered.