Updated January 6th, 2024 at 13:22 IST

Kylian Mbappe's impending decision leaves Real Madrid and PSG on edge

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are both worried about Kylian Mbappe's deadline for making a decision about his future.

Reported by: Aryan Suraj Chadha
Kylian Mbappe applauds after the Champions League Group F soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain at the Signal Iduna Park | Image: AP

Kylian Mbappe and Real Madrid transfer saga has been one of the longest topics of discussion in the world of football. The French captain has been on the verge of leaving PSG in almost every transfer market, with Los Blancos always reported to show interest. However, let’s take a look at what's new in the transfer twilight. 

3 things you need to know 

  • Mbappe’s contract expires in June 2024
  • Mbappe is reportedly uninterested in renewing his contract with PSG 
  • Real Madrid have suffered with many injury concerns in the squad recently

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What's new on Kylian Mbappe and potential Real Madrid transfer?

With his Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) contract expiring in six months, Kylian Mbappe has set a deadline to decide his future, generating uncertainty for both PSG and Real Madrid. Because he is allowed to engage with foreign teams during the summer transfer window, persistent speculation points to a possible move to Real Madrid. Mbappe's self-imposed deadline for a decision, according to Diario Sport, is set to come in February, just before the start of the Champions League last 16.


Mbappe has previously stated that he has not made a final choice but has hinted at an "agreement" with PSG over his future. While he has previously been linked with Real Madrid, he elected to remain in France following a lengthy saga in 2021.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding his future, Mbappe has remained a key component of PSG's plans this season, scoring 22 goals in 23 appearances across all competitions.


Real Madrid expects to be in the mix as the transfer story unfolds, but Mbappe's supposed deadline goes beyond their rumoured mid-January deadline, adding another layer of complication to the current speculation.

Kylian Mbappé has been a powerful force in many tournaments, collecting 266 career goals and 118 assists. His exceptional achievements have seen him flourish over several seasons and teams, most notably in Ligue 1 and the UEFA Champions League. Mbappé, a powerful striker, has constantly proved his ability to affect games with his scoring abilities and imaginative playmaking. His amazing goal-scoring record and effect as a playmaker have solidified him as one of the world's most fearsome talents, impressing fans and fellow players alike with his outstanding performances on the pitch.  


Published January 6th, 2024 at 13:22 IST