French striker Kylian Mbappé He assured that he asked the Paris Saint-Germain that they let him leave the club last July so that they could pay compensation for his transfer and thus do a favor to a club that has “contributed a lot” to him.

“I asked to leave because at the time I did not want to renew, I wanted the club to have a transfer compensation to have a quality replacement,” says the player in an interview with RMC Sport radio broadcast in part this Monday.

The player, who will turn 23 in December, denies that he waited until the last week of the transfer market closing to announce his desire to leave the club.

“I said that I wanted to leave and I said it quite early. Personally, I did not like that they said ‘the last week of August is coming’, because you look like a thief. I said at the end of July that I wanted to leave,” says the forward.

Mbappé assures that he wanted to leave in good terms of the PSG and that both he and the club had a profit.

“It’s a club that has given me a lot, I’ve always been happy, the four years I’ve spent here, and I still am (…) I wanted everyone to benefit, that we end up shaking hands, that we find a good I agree and I respected it. I told them: ‘if you don’t want me to go, I’ll stay,’ “he adds.

According to the excerpts released by the radio’s website, the player denies some information that has been published about his contacts with the address of the PSG and his bad relationship with the sports director, Leonardo.

“I heard it said that I turned down six or seven renewal offers, that I didn’t want to talk to Leonardo, It is not true. I was told ‘KylianFrom now on you talk to the president, ‘”says the footballer, who claims to be unaware of the reason why the sports director stopped being his interlocutor.

The player, whose contract ends at the end of this season, allowing him to sign with another club as of next January, was about to leave for the Real Madrid the last summer.


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