Kylian Mbappe once again showed the football world why he’s regarded to take over after the legends like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo finally hang up their boots. Mbappe gave PSG a 1-0 win against Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 tie. The game was largely dominated by the French giants but they were unable to break the Los Blancos backline.
In the second half Mbappe won a penalty for his side. However Lionel Messi saw his spot saved by Thibaut Courtois. But the French international left it very late as he got past two defenders before slotting home past Courtois in the 94th minute. Many said that it was an audition for Kylian Mbappe if the forward is to make a move to Real Madrid in the future.
However PSG may have won the battle but lost the war as Mbappe is most likely leave the French capital and will head to Santiago Bernabeau on a free transfer in the summer according to Marca. The news was more or less confirmed by Kylian Mbappe after he gave his post match interview in Spanish after he was named the Man of the Match and also had a wink at the end of it. PSG president face after the game in the director’s box also told the whole story alongside his counterpart Florentino Perez.
It is a custom with a big Champions League game like this as Al-Khelaifi and Florentino Perez shared a dinner before the game. As reports suggest that the meal lasted just over an hour and there was a sense of coldness from the PSG president as he knows that he is on the verge of losing the most exciting youngster in the football world right now.
Can Kylian Mbappe fire PSG to Champions League glory this season ?
A 1-0 victory over Real Madrid in the first leg of the round of 16 tie thanks to an injury time winner from Kylian Mbappe have given the Parisien club a slight upper hand for the second leg scheduled to played on 9th March. However Paris Saint Germain are desperate to the 23-year old striker. However the forward will leave it until end of the summer to decide his future and want to help as much as he can till the end of the season.
Where do you think will Kylian Mbappe play his football next season ?