Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in talks over signing new Paris Saint-Germain contracts, reveals Nasser al-Khelaifi – with club president ‘very confident’ pair will extend stay at French giants
That’s according to the French giants’ president Nasser al-Khelaifi who claims the star duo are in talks over extending their stay at the club.
Neymar (left) and Kylian Mbappe are in talks over signing new deals at Paris Saint-Germain
The French giants’ star duo both have 18 months left on their deals at the Parc des Princes
Both forwards have 18 months left on their current PSG deals but Al-Khelafi is ‘very confident’ they’ll remain in the French capital beyond that.
‘We have begun to talk with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe,’ he told RMC Sport.
‘The discussions will remain confidential but I am very confident.
‘They both want to stay with us at PSG.’
Speaking about his future, Neymar told reporters he wishes to remain with the Ligue 1 team.
PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi is ‘very confident’ Neymar and Mbappe will sign new deals
‘I am very happy here, in Paris,’ he said. ‘I am very happy at the club, with my team-mates. The idea of leaving has not crossed my mind.
‘We need to talk. We have a very good relationship, I am very happy and we will see what happens in the future.’
The Brazilian and Mbappe demonstrated their class on Wednesday evening by scoring all five of PSG’s goals in their 5-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir in the group stages.
Neymar scored a 29-minute hat-trick, while Mbappe got a 20-minute brace as Thomas Tuchel’s side finished top of Group H.
Neymar has nine goals in 11 games for PSG so far this season, while France international Mbappe has 12 goals in 15 appearances.
Neymar demonstrated his class on Wednesday with a hat-trick against Istanbul Basaksehir
As did Kylian Mbappe who scored a brace in the 5-1 Champions League Group H victory