Kylian Mbappe reveals why he refused joining Real Madridanyevalentine | 06.06.2021 | 0 | Sports
French national and PSG attacker, Kylian Mbappe has revealed the reason behind his refusal to join the Spanish side Real Madrid despite being on good terms with Zinedine Zidane. Kylian Mbappe reveals why he refused joining Real Madrid.
Mbappe unveiled that he plans to finish his education and development in France when Real Madrid approached to sign the young lad.
The France international also had discussions with former Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane but that did not change his mind about leaving his country.
Mbappe broke into the scene at the age of 18, helping Monaco win Ligue 1 before moving to Paris Saint-Germain for a mouth-watering fee of £166million after a season on loan at Parc des Princes. The youngster has won three Ligue 1 titles and scoring an astonishing 132 goals in 171 appearances.
Mbappe said the reason he rejected the Madrid deal is because, his parents wanted him to start his career in France and learn the French culture, Education.
“My parents wanted me to start my career in France, to be educated in France,”
“To play football, but also to continue my education. To go to Spain, even if it was with Zidane, it was another country, another culture…”
With one year left on his left on his contract at PSG, Real Madrid are back for the 22-year-old this summer as they will be looking to break the transfer record for a single player.
Kylian Mbappe reveals why he refused joining Real Madrid.