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Mbappé, an XXL salary that poses a problem

If Kylian Mbappé arouses very much envy among European leaders, his financial claims constitute an insurmountable obstacle for most of his courtiers.

Real Madrid, Arsenal, FC Barcelona… The hat-trick scored by Kylian Mbappé against Barça in the first leg of the knockout stages of the Champions League has inevitably heightened the regrets among these European cadors, who came close to committing the tricolor striker while still playing in Monaco. Finally left for PSG in the summer of 2017, the prodigy of Bondy has indeed confirmed all the promises placed in him and his value has inevitably soared.

Also, the PSG striker may have barely more than a year of contract in the capital, his transfer should still be negotiated around 200 million euros according to many specialists. What necessarily limit the list of contenders. Only four clubs would also be able to secure his services: Real Madrid, Barça, Liverpool and Juventus Turin.

But even more than the 200 million euros expected by the Parisian leaders if they had to resolve to let their star striker leave, it is the Frenchman’s salary expectations that are cooling his suitors. Indeed, while he currently receives some 20 million euros annually, the Parisian number 7 has been offered a salary of more than 30 million euros, or more or less what Neymar receives, to extend to PSG. Emoluments that seem out of reach for the courtiers of the world champion. And all the more so since Erling Braut Haaland is for the time being much less greedy …

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