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PSG sign Mbappe on loan with option to make deal permanent

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PSG sign Mbappe on loan with option to make deal permanent

Ligue 1 giants, Paris Saint-Germain, have signed France international, Kylian Mbappe on a season-long loan deal from AS Monaco.

The French side have the option of making the deal permanent for a fee of £166m, and should they do that, Mbappe will stay in the club till 2022.

“I really wanted to be a part of the club’s project, which is one of the most ambitious in Europe,” said Mbappe.

The club president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, added: “It was essential for French football that we keep and help develop such a great talent in our championship.

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“Among players of his age, he is without doubt the most promising in the world due to his immense technical, physical and mental qualities.”

Mbappe was instrumental for Monaco who won the French Ligue 1 title last season, and also reached the knockout stages of the Champions League before falling to Juventus in the semifinals.

The 18-year old made a total of 44 appearances last season and scored 26 goals in all competitions.

He also made his debut in the French senior national team this year and has made four appearances.

 

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