“I asked to leave, because from the moment where I did not want to extend, I wanted for the club to receive a transfer fee so that they could bring in a quality replacement.

This club has given me a lot, I have always been happy, the 4 years I have had here, and I still am. I said it early enough so that the club could react.

I wanted everyone to come out of this stronger, that we leave hand in hand, to have a good deal and I respected that. And I said, if you don’t want me to go, I will stay.”

When asked about a potential future destination, Mbappe replied; “

”If I had left this summer, it would have only been for Real.”

Kylian Mbappe Confirms Feud With Neymar

Last month, PSG enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win Montpellier in Ligue 1. However, an incident occurred during this match that has been talked on for a while. After getting substituted, Mbappe was seen calling his teammate Neymar a ‘tramp’ for not passing the ball to him.

Speaking in an interview with L’Equipe, Mbappe confirms to having called him that, and he also mentioned that they had resolved that problem. He said;

“Yes, yes, I said it. Now these are things which happen all the time in football. It just needs to be something that doesn’t linger. That’s why, right after, given how it blew up, I spoke to him about it.”

He further added that he will keep exchanging words with Neymar like this because it motivates them to perform better and there are no hard feeling connected to it.

The Striker Planned on Taking a Break From International Duties

Euro 2020 was not a happy outing for Mbappe. He had one of the worst international outings and to make things worse, it was his penalty miss that prevented France from progressing to the semi-finals.

The 22-year-old forward admitted that it was the lowest point in his career and felt bad for what happened. He took responsibility for missing the penalty. However, he mentioned that he would have appreciated more support from his teammates when being racially abused after the incident. He said in the interview;

But from the moment where I felt like that I was starting to become a problem and that people felt I was a problem… I received the message, that my ego was what made us lose, that I wanted to take up too much space, and that without me, therefore, we might have won.

“The most important thing is the French national team and if the French national team is happier without me, [I’ll go].

I met with the president (Noel Le Graet) and we talked about it. What I went to complain to him about was that I was insulted and called a ‘monkey’ for missing a penalty. That is not the same thing. I will never complain about a penalty. The penalty, I was the one who missed it.”

He further added by saying that he has put all the drama behind him and loves the French national team as much as ever.

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