PSG have made a last-minute attempt to tie down Kylian Mbappe to a record-breaking new contract, which will make him the highest paid player in football.
The French champions have reportedly offered the 23-year-old a staggering £4m a month, which would double his previous salary, but the Frenchman is still expected to announce a dream move to Real Madrid in the coming days.
The extension would include a huge signing-on bonus of up to £100m, and includes concessions over image rights as well as bonuses for goals, Ballon d'Or honours, and Champions League success, that is according to Sky Sports.
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Despite the dramatic attempt to keep Mbappe at the club, PSG are aware that he remains likely to accept a vastly lower offer to join Carlo Ancelotti’s Madrid side, with finances understood not to be the defining factor in his upcoming decision.
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After spending 18 months trying to convince their most prized asset to commit his future to Paris, time seems to be running out for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
Real Madrid made a last-minute deadline day move in a deal worth £180m for the forward last summer, but PSG's sporting director Leonardo Araújo insisted the deal never materialised following two lower offers worth £135m and £152m, that were rejected.
According to reports, the offer was official and set to be paid in two equal instalments.
The striker will now be available to leave on a free transfer this summer, and is expected to make his decision on his next steps soon.
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