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Mbappe’s father explains why his son didn’t sign for Real Madrid

The player will reportedly join PSG this summer.

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Kylian Mbappe will not sign for Real Madrid this summer, even though most reports, rumors and quotes suggested that he would end up playing for Los Blancos. Apparently, the player is set to join PSG on a loan deal which will become permanent next year.

“Ever since Zidane became Ancelotti’s assistant I thought that he would not have the time to pay attention to his development but had he kept going as Castilla’s coach we would’ve chosen Madrid instead of Monaco at the time,” said Mbappe’s father to ESPN.

Apparently, Mbappe wanted to be close to Zidane and the only way to achieve that would’ve been to work with the French coach in Castilla back then. However, he decided to join Monaco instead and now he will be sold to Paris Saint-Germain in yet another huge deal for the French club. Mbappe lost the chance to play for Madrid and the club lost a player with huge potential and room for development after a deal could not be agreed between the striker and Los Blancos.

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