Kylian Mbappe, the third-highest-paid athlete in the world, has confirmed reports that he is considering refusing to sign an extension to his contract with Paris Saint-Germain before his current contract expires at the end of next season. He said he “didn’t need to explain” his decision, which called into question the duration of his contract with the Parisian club.
- Mbappe, the 24-year-old Paris Saint-Germain star, said in a press conference that Paris Saint-Germain is his ‘only option at the moment’, saying that ‘his goal is to continue at the club’.
- Mbappe confirmed that he wrote a letter to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this week saying he would not make any decision on his contract until the end of the season, adding that he had his “own reasons”, while also denying reports that his decision could be affected. French President Emmanuel Macron, who in 2021 urged him to stay in Paris.
- Mbappe owns announce He told the French news agency, Tuesday, that he had never discussed extending his contract with Paris Saint-Germain beyond 2024, while Paris Saint-Germain would have given him an ultimatum to accept new conditions before the next season or transfer him out of the club this summer.
Mbappe earned just over €100m on and off the field – including lucrative partnerships with Hublot and Nike – in the year that ended last month, 90m of it on the field, putting him behind soccer legends Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes.
Translated article from the American magazine Forbes – Author: Brian Bouchard
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