Mbappé confirms he will leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season

France skipper Kylian Mbappé confirmed his departure from Paris Saint-Germain on Friday night just three days after the club was eliminated from the Champions League.

Mbappé, 25, joined PSG in 2017 and has won 14 trophies alongside the likes of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Marco Verratti. He has finished top of the Ligue 1 scoring charts for the past six seasons.

He announced his move on social media.

"Hi everyone, it's Kylian. I wanted to speak to you," he said. "I've always said that I would speak with you when the time comes and so I wanted to announce to you all that it's my last year at Paris Saint-Germain ..."

Earlier on Friday, PSG revealed details of the team kit for the 2024/25 season. Mbappé was noticeable by his absence from the publicity shots for the revamped strip.

Emotions

"It's a lot of emotions," he added. "Many years where I had the chance and the great honor to be a member of the biggest French club, one of the best in the world which allowed me to arrive here, to have my first experience in a club with a lot of pressure, to grow as a player of course, by being alongside some of the best in history, some of the greatest champions, to meet a lot of people, to grow as a man as well with all the glory and the mistakes I've made."

Mbappé is expected to join Real Madrid. Two years ago, he was on the verge of joining the Spanish giants but opted to remain with his home town club.

Mbappé was a key player in the France team that lifted the 2018 World Cup.


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