PSG president on selling Neymar and Kylian Mbappe after their thrilling victory against Atalanta in the Champions League quarterfinals.
PSG became European heavyweights on the back of some huge transfers. Several greats have donned the Parisian jersey in recent years. However, superstars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe remain the crown jewels in their star studded line up.
Both these players have constantly been linked with Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid in every transfer window. Barcelona reportedly want to bring in Neymar after watching him leave for a world record purchase by the French side back in 2017.
Real Madrid on the other hand, want Mbappe to lead their line up in the coming future and continue their tradition of poaching the very best in the world.
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, spoke to RMC Sport about the future of the duo after their thrilling victory over Atalanta on August 12.
PSG president on selling Neymar and Kylian Mbappe
‘Neymar and Kylian are among the best players in the world,’ he said. ‘Neymar was the man of the match; he had a great game.
‘We found Neymar; he made a big difference in the team. I felt something special.
‘We want them to extend [their contracts], yes of course. ‘We are never going to sell them, they will stay, I’m sure.’
PSG looked set to continue their knock out curse after Atalanta scored in the 26th minute and held on to it until the clock struck 90 minutes. However, the French Champions scripted a brilliant comeback with goals from Marquinhos and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in the 90 and 93rd minutes respectively.
PSG will now face either RB Leipzig or Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final on August 18.
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