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PSG sporting director suggests Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are edging nearer to signing new offers

2021-04-08 09:31:18

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PSG sporting director Leonardo suggests star attackers Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are edging nearer to signing new offers as he admits: ‘We will likely be completely happy to speak about contracts’

  • PSG’s Leonardo is assured Mbappe and Neymar will signal new phrases on the membership
  • The membership’s star duo are at present contracted to the Ligue 1 champions till 2022 
  • Leonardo says he’s ‘completely happy’ with how present contract negotiations are going 
  • He says a deal will likely be made ‘quickly’ amid curiosity from a number of European giants 

Paris Saint-Germain’s sporting director Leonardo is assured that star duo Kylian Mbappe and Neymar will pen new offers on the membership.

Leonardo says he’s ‘completely happy’ with how contract negotiations are going and insists a call will likely be made ‘quickly’.

PSG are keen to carry on to the pair – who’re contracted to the Ligue 1 champions till 2022 – amid curiosity from the Premier League and LaLiga.

PSG’s Leonardo (above) is assured Mbappe and Neymar will signal new phrases on the membership

Mbappe had been linked with a transfer to Liverpool or Actual Madrid, whereas Neymar had been anticipated to return to his former membership Barcelona.

Nevertheless, Leonardo has dismissed claims that the pair may very well be leaving the French capital by telling Sky Sports activities Italy: ‘We will likely be completely happy to speak about contracts quickly. We should see how issues are. Issues will likely be extra concrete quickly.

‘However for now we’ve to focus on the Champions League as we’re getting into the ultimate section.’ 

When requested about about signing AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, he stated: ‘Donnarumma? I do not discuss transfers now, (Keylor) Navas is nice.’ 

PSG's star duo Mbappe and Neymar are contracted to the Ligue 1 champions until 2022

PSG’s star duo Mbappe and Neymar are contracted to the Ligue 1 champions till 2022

Leonardo says he is 'happy' with how current contract negotiations with the pair are going

Leonardo says he’s ‘completely happy’ with how present contract negotiations with the pair are going

Mbappe has supplied eight Champions League targets this season – with two of these coming in PSG’s latest 3-2 quarter-final first leg victory over Bayern Munich.

Such a tally makes Mbappe the joint-highest French goalscorer in a single Champions League marketing campaign – alongside Wissam Ben Yedder in 2017-2018 and David Trezeguet in 2001-2002.

Not solely has Mbappe supplied a staggering variety of targets since he broke onto the European stage within the 2013-2014, he has additionally registered 26 assists – essentially the most of any participant in his time.

PSG have additionally benefited from the formidable partnership Mbappe and Neymar have developed. The enduring duo have mixed to attain 10 Champions League targets during the last 4 years. 

Whereas individually, Neymar grabbed a further two assists of their win over Bayern on Wednesday. 

Manager Mauricio Pochettino was happy with how his side performed against Bayern Munich

Supervisor Mauricio Pochettino was pleased with how his facet carried out in opposition to Bayern Munich

Talking of PSG’s efficiency, supervisor Mauricio Pochet