PSG: Leonardo still does not believe in a departure from Mbappé
In an interview with
, the sports director of Paris Saint-Germain, Leonardo, reviewed the news of the vice-champion of France. He did not escape several questions about Kylian Mbappé, for whom Real Madrid had offered nearly € 180m this summer, to no avail. “
Honestly, it was just the news that could happen. We never thought of doing all this without Mbappé,
”said Leonardo, proud of the trio formed by the Frenchman (22) with Messi and Neymar. “
I don't see Kylian leaving at the end of this season,
” added Leonardo.
I don't think anyone can imagine the PSG of the future without Kylian.
"The Brazilian leader does not dare to utter the word" extension ", while Mbappé, at the end of his contract next June, no longer hides his desire to play for Real one day.
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Ben Arfa in Tunisia for two seasons?
had revealed the track leading Hatem Ben Arfa to Esperance Tunis on Monday, and it has grown thicker since.
Also according to
, the five-time defending champion of Tunisia offered him a contract until June 2023. Aged 34, the attacking midfielder and former French international remains on a very average season in Bordeaux (25 matches).
Tottenham: Kane would open to overtime
It was one of the summer soap operas. Manchester City were ready to offer more than € 100m for Tottenham star striker Harry Kane (28). The rumors persisted until August 25, when the England captain himself announced he would stay at his long-standing club Spurs. And now,
tells us that he is open to the idea of extending his lease, although it does not expire until June 2024. His condition? Adding a release clause to his contract, which Tottenham boss Daniel Levy isn't really a fan of. As for the Citizens, they would not plan to try their luck again with Kane, whose file seems quite locked.
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Bordeaux still believes in Niang (Rennes)
Watch out for the imbroglio.
Tuesday, the newspaper
affirmed that M'Baye Niang, unwanted at Stade Rennais, was expected the same day at the Girondins de Bordeaux.
But at the same time,
revealed that "
the discussions are not moving forward
The Senegalese striker (26) would have said yes to Bordeaux, who intends to take advantage of the joker authorized outside the transfer window with the recruitment of a player who is already playing in France.
But it is still necessary to agree on the terms of the transfer.
admits that "
the negotiations are late
», But Bordeaux would remain confident.
Niang has already discussed with President Gérard Lopez and coach Vladimir Petkovic, agreeing to a sharp pay cut to finally get back on track.
Man Utd would have zapped Koulibaly for Varane
Manchester United hit hard in the summer transfer window, and not just through Jadon Sancho or Cristiano Ronaldo. Raphaël Varane joined England for € 45m after 10 successful years at Real Madrid. But the French central defender (28) was not the only option considered for this position. According to
Corriere dello Sport
, Manchester spoke with Napoli about Senegalese international Kalidou Koulibaly (30). The price set by the Italian club, namely 40 M €, would have been considered excessive by the Red Devils, who were therefore ready to pay a little more with Varane on condition of making a real qualitative leap.