Mbappe said Liverpool were ‘best placed’ in the Premier League, but Petit said PSG exit was not necessary


A star from the World Cup-winning past advised one of the present to stay put as his ambition can be matched in France

Liverpool would be the ‘best candidate’ for Kylian Mbappe if a World Cup winner sought to advance to the Premier League, Emmanuel Petit said, but the Paris Saint-Germain star has been told his ambition can be matched in France. .

The 22-year-old forward has yet to commit to a new contract at Parc des Princes and will see his current contract expire next summer, with the situation leading to inevitable transfer talks.

High-spending teams across Europe would be happy to have the opportunity to add unmistakable ability to their respective ranks, with many teams in England who could come into play if a way out for PSG opens. .

What was said?

Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Petit, speaking in association with Rice power, Told Goal when asked what English landing point would suit Mbappe: “There are so few clubs in the world that can afford to pay his salary, so it is possible that if he left he would come in Premier League.

“The best fit for him could be Liverpool.”

Mbappé will he leave PSG?

The Ligue 1 giants still hope to tie a valuable asset to new terms and have laid the groundwork this summer in a productive window that has already made deals for Georginio Wijnaldum, Sergio Ramos and Achraf Hakimi – with again the promise of more to come up .

“Kylian Mbappe has one more year of contract with Paris Saint-Germain, and he still has not signed a new deal. It seems he has had arguments with Leonardo, the club’s sporting director,” Petit added. about his compatriot. .

“But Mbappe has big ambitions, he wants to achieve so many goals in football.

Kylian Mbappé PSG

“He wanted to get a signal from the club and PSG have now signed Sergio Ramos, Achraf Hakimi and they could sign Gianluigi Donnarumma.

“I can’t remember the last time they made so many good signings. They are very good players with leadership and talent, which PSG needed, so they answered Mbappe’s question.

“If Mbappe decides to wait and go for free in a year, he will be under so much pressure, especially after being disappointed with the Euro.”

Should Mbappé leave?

One of world football’s most promising prospects has spent his entire club career to date in his homeland, with a breakthrough made in Monaco before traveling to the French capital.

It has been suggested that he would need another move to get to the top of the game and chase Ballon d’Or recognition.

Petit, who helped France win the World Cup in 1998, doesn’t believe it, saying: “Kylian Mbappe could win the Ballon d’Or by staying at Paris Saint-Germain.

“They’re not far from winning the Champions League, and I’m pretty sure that with the new players coming into the locker room, they have a strong squad.

“Sooner or later they’re going to win the Champions League for sure.

“Real Madrid and Barcelona are out of money, so maybe the balance of power in Europe is shifting away from Spain. These clubs won’t be as strong as they used to be.”

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