Kylian Mbappe Seals Exciting Move to Real Madrid Following His Departure from PSG

After an extended period of anticipation, Kylian Mbappe has finally inked a deal with Real Madrid, commencing a new chapter in the Spanish capital from the 2024-25 season.

Kylian announced his exit from Paris Saint-Germain early in May, culminating his stint with a Coupe de France triumph. For ages, Madrid pursued the 25-year-old virtuoso but had previously missed out when he extended his stay in Paris with a fresh two-year contract during the 2021-22 season. This time, under Carlo Ancelotti’s guidance, Real Madrid clinches the signature of the ex-Monaco luminary, as confirmed on a recent Monday.

In a formal communiqué, Madrid asserted: “Real Madrid and Kylian Mbappe have struck a pact for him to join the squad for the ensuing five campaigns.”

His tenure at PSG will cease in July when his current contract draws to a close. During his seven-year term at Paris, Mbappe demolished records, with a staggering 256 goals — 42 of which were in the Champions League. As Luis Enrique ushers PSG into a new era, Mbappe’s impressive tally of 364 goal involvements stands as a testament to his impact, dwarfing PSG legends like Edinson Cavani (236) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (210).

This season alone, Mbappe netted 44 goals in 48 appearances for PSG, a feat matched only by Bayern Munich’s Harry Kane within Europe’s top five leagues. His addition to Madrid, who already boasts talents like Vinicius Junior, Jude Bellingham, and Rodrygo, augments an already formidable lineup that clinched their 15th Champions League title and the LaLiga crown in June.

Despite the palpable anticipation, Madrid delayed announcing the deal until post their Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund. However, with Euro 2024 approaching and France considered strong contenders, Madrid has put to rest any swirling rumors by finalizing Mbappe’s acquisition.

As captain of the French squad, Mbappe is tipped to dominate the scoring charts at the Euros in Germany, especially after his stellar performance at the 2022 World Cup where he clinched the Golden Boot. Scoring nine in eight qualifiers, he’s poised to lead Les Bleus in their campaign starting June 17 against Austria, followed by bouts with the Netherlands and Poland.

Following the Euros, Mbappe will turn his focus to his upcoming stint in Madrid for the 2024-25 season, aiming to capture European glory once again.

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