Kylian Mbappe stresses desire to leave PSG to Mauricio Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has spoken with manager Mauricio Pochettino to inform him of his plan to let his contract expire.Mbappe has entered the final 12 months of his contract, which is what long-term suitors Real Madrid have been waiting for. They plan to launch a bid for the Frenchman, but PSG continue to insist that Mbappe is not for sale.Mbappe has entered the last year of his contract / John Berry/Getty ImagesPresident Nasser Al-Khelaifi has stated Mbappe will 'never be sold' or leave on a free transfer, but that was before the 22-year-old informed him of his refusal to sign a contract. Mbappe has warned Al-Khelaifi that he will be leaving the club at some point in the

PSG confirm contract extension for Mauricio Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed they have triggered a one-year extension clause in the contract of manager Mauricio Pochettino.The Argentine was heavily pursued by both Tottenham and Real Madrid this summer after a challenging first six months in Paris, but PSG were not interested in losing their boss and subtly extended his contract to give them some breathing room.? #Pochettino2023 ?— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) July 23, 2021Here we are, a few months later, and confirmation of that one-year extension has now arrived, with PSG taking to their official website to confirm that every member of Pochettino's staff has had their deal extended.“I'm really very happy, for myself and also for my staff," said Pochettino. "It's very important for us to

Eduardo Camavinga prefers move to Spain

Manchester United's rumoured pursuit of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga has suffered a blow after it was revealed the Frenchman favours a move to Spain.The talented 18-year-old is one of most sought-after players in Europe this summer, with Rennes possibly willing to offload their star man - who has just one year left on his deal with the Ligue 1 side - in a bid to generate funds and balance the books following the collapse of the French football television deal.Camavinga has earned admirers throughout Europe / Quality Sport Images/Getty ImagesA whole host of potential suitors have been quick to lodge their interest in the France international, with Real Madrid seemingly frontrunners to sign the youngster - a scenario which seems

Georginio Wijnaldum admits he ‘would love to have Paul Pogba’ at PSG

Georginio Wijnaldum has admitted he would love for Paul Pogba to join him at Paris Saint-Germain.Pogba is still yet to agree terms on a new deal at Old Trafford and is understood to have rejected the Red Devils' latest £350,000-a-week offer.Wijnaldum and Pogba have met many times before on the pitch / Pool/Getty ImagesWith just one year remaining on his current contract, United have now accepted they need to sell the World Cup winner for a cut-price fee this summer to avoid running the risk of losing him on a free transfer next year.Despite Real Madrid's well publicised admiration for the midfielder, Los Blancos' current financial problems mean they're unlikely to be able to shell out the £50m United are

Kylian Mbappe ‘will not renew’ PSG contract in favour of Real Madrid move

Kylian Mbappe has decided to run down his contract with Paris Saint-Germain so that he can join Real Madrid on a free transfer next year.That's the latest line in Spain at least, with Mbappe's future the constant source of speculation in recent months.Real Madrid and Liverpool have both been heavily linked with a move for the 22-year-old, though the former's financial woes have prevented them from being able to piece together a substantial bid.Real will miss out on signing Mbappe this summer, but leading Spanish publication Marca claim they won't have to wait long to get their man. Their latest report outlines Mbappe's clear plan to run down his contract at PSG, detailing that nothing will stop him from pursuing

PSG reveal Georginio Wijnaldum’s squad number

Paris Saint-Germain have revealed Georginio Wijnaldum will wear the club's number 18 shirt during his official unveiling.The Dutchman was announced as a PSG player more than a month ago after opting not to extend his time at Liverpool, though his international commitments have meant he's had to wait until now to be unveiled.Having penned a three-year deal in the French capital, Les Parisiens have now taken to their official website to confirm Wijnaldum will wear the number 18 from the start of the 2021/22 season.While it may seem like a relatively obscure number, some iconic players have worn PSG's number 18 shirt in recent years - with Gianluigi Buffon and Zlatan Ibrahimovic among its previous owners.Wijnaldum takes the shirt from

Rennes president admits club is ‘open’ to selling Eduardo Camavinga

Rennes president Nicolas Holveck has admitted that the club is ‘open’ to selling teenage midfield starlet Eduardo Camavinga, who is a transfer target for Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.Camavinga, who won’t turn 19 until November but has already played 82 senior games for Rennes and was first capped by France at senior level in 2020, has emerged over the last couple of years as one of the brightest new talents in world football.Despite his age, the youngster already looks as though he could take the next step in his career. Rennes are prepared to let him go for the right price, although the Ligue 1 side won’t be bullied into accepting a lowball offer. They also haven’t ruled out

Gianluigi Donnarumma to PSG is the best signing of the summer by a country mile

PSG aren't taking losing their Ligue 1 crown lightly, are they? We're not two months on from the day Lille ended their long-standing dominance of French football, but the core of Les Parisiens' squad is nearly unrecognisable. In Sergio Ramos, Georginio Wijnaldum and Achraf Hakimi, they have added quality and title-winning pedigree all over the pitch. And they've done it for roughly the cost of your monthly food shop - Hakimi is the only new signing they have spent a penny on so far. Undoubtedly the highlight of their bargain-bin shopping spree, however, is the arrival of Gianluigi Donnarumma from AC Milan. It's finally official!Gianluigi Donnarumma has been announced as a PSG player. ✍️— 90min (@90min_Football) July 14, 2021It's difficult

Paris Saint-Germain confirm arrival of Gianluigi Donnarumma on five-year deal

Gianluigi Donnarumma has officially been announced as a Paris Saint-Germain player, penning a five-year deal after leaving Milan on a free transfer.At just 22 years of age, the Italian shot-stopper has made a name for himself as one of the best goalkeepers in Europe. Having made his debut for Milan at just 16 - subsequently becoming the second youngster goalkeeper ever in Serie A - he went on to make over 250 appearances for I Rossoneri.Buongiorno ?#WelcomeGigio— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) July 14, 2021Earlier this summer Milan confirmed they would be parting ways with Donnarumma, failing to come to an agreement during contract negotiations, and after weeks of speculation linking him with a move to PSG they've now taken to

Gianluigi Donnarumma arrives at PSG headquarters ahead of official announcement

Gianluigi Donnarumma was pictured arriving at Paris Saint-Germain's headquarters on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of his free transfer to the French giants.The 22-year-old's Milan contract expired at the end of last season, and the goalkeeper decided not to renew his deal, instead choosing a switch to the French capital. ? DONNARUMMA ?? EST ARRIVÉ À LA FACTORY !!!!IL VA SIGNER SON CONTRAT AVEC LE PSG ??— Canal Supporters (@CanalSupporters) July 14, 2021And Canal Supporters captured the moment that Donnarumma entered the PSG headquarters on Wednesday, ahead of his inevitable announcement as their new goalkeeper. The Italian has signed a five-year deal with the French club that will run until the summer of 2026.The former Milan star was his nation's hero

PSG launch €40m bid for Milan star Theo Hernandez

Milan have rejected Paris Saint-Germain's opening €40m bid for defender Theo Hernandez, but the Ligue 1 giants may return with another offer as they aim to bolster their left-back options.PSG have already gone on a shopping spree in Milan this summer, splashing €70m on Inter wing-back Achraf Hakimi. But they are now ready to address the other side of their defence with a second Milan-based defender, this time from the red and black side of San Siro. Hernandez is a major target for PSG / Pier Marco Tacca/Getty ImagesAccording to Tuttosport, the French giants have already tested the water in Milan with a €40m bid for Hernandez, but they have seen their offer knocked back by the stubborn Rossoneri. The

Sergio Ramos discusses Kylian Mbappe’s PSG future

Sergio Ramos, who made the switch from Real Madrid to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, has stated that he hopes Kylian Mbappe will stay at the club this summer.35-year-old Ramos ended a legendary 16-year career at Los Blancos earlier in the summer, moving to PSG on a free transfer. And, although French international Mbappe has been a target for Los Blancos, the former Real captain would rather keep him where he is for the moment.Kylian Mbappe scored 27 league goals last term / John Berry/Getty Images"I would like him to stay at PSG because I like to play with the best," Ramos told the Spanish media in a video press conference (via Marca). "When you make the decision to stay or

Paris Saint-Germain officially announce the signing of Sergio Ramos

Paris Saint-Germain officially announce the signing of Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos has officially been announced as a Paris Saint-Germain player after penning a two-year deal at the club. The Spaniard had been in talks with Real Madrid over the possibility of extending his deal at the Santiago Bernabeu earlier this year, yet after deciding at the final hour he wanted to accept the one-year deal on offer, the defender claimed he was told it was too late and the offer had been withdrawn. Since his departure from Real there's been a whole host of European clubs linked with the veteran centre-back, with Manchester United one of those credited with an interest. Much has been made of Ramos' recent poor injury record - with the Spanish defender playing just one game in his

Sergio Ramos to undergo medical at Paris Saint-Germain

Sergio Ramos' move to Paris Saint-Germain is nearing completion with the Spaniard to undergo a medical before signing a two-year deal.It was recently confirmed Ramos would not be extending his stay with Real Madrid, bringing an end to a trophy-laden 16-year spell at the club.The former Real captain claimed he intended to pen fresh terms at the Santiago Bernabeu - a move which would have seen him remain in Madrid until 2022 - but the offer made by the club had been taken off the table once he decided to accept the deal.Since news of his exit became public knowledge a whole host of European clubs have been credited with an interest in the veteran centre back, yet PSG have

Houssem Aouar fails to attend training with Lyon as he pushes for move away

Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar has failed to report back to the club for pre-season training amid rumours he's pushing for a move away.The Frenchman was expected to return from his summer break on July 1, though having failed to attend his side's first pre-season meet up he's still yet to be seen almost a week on.After the news emerged, Lyon claimed Aouar's absence was due to him falling sick, though Get French Football News report that the midfielder wants to leave and that's why he hasn't returned.The one-cap France international is said to be disappointed that the club failed to retain the services of talisman Memphis Depay who recently joined Barcelona on a free transfer, yet in truth it seems

PSG enter running for Paul Pogba & consider Eduardo Camavinga transfer

Paris Saint-Germain could throw a spanner in the works for Manchester United and Juventus as they consider moves for both Paul Pogba and Eduardo Camavinga.However, it seems likely PSG will only be able to afford one of the France midfielders this summer unless they raise a significant sum through player sales.The former Ligue 1 champions have been hard at work ever since yielding their title to Lille and have done some impressive business in the transfer market. They have already added Georginio Wijnaldum on a free transfer, while deals for Gianluigi Donnarumma and Achraf Hakimi are expected to be announced in the near future. And it looks as if they aren't done there either, as RMC Sport claim that talks

PSG make offer to Lionel Messi after Barcelona contract expires

Paris Saint-Germain have offered a contract to free agent Lionel Messi, who is yet to agree on a new deal with Barcelona.Messi's contract at Camp Nou has now expired and although talks over a new deal are making steady progress, there are major financial hurdles to navigate before anything can be finalised, with Barcelona already well over their salary cap.#CopaAmérica ?¡Bombazo! Lionel Messi la clavó de tiro libre para el 3-0 final de @Argentina sobre @LaTri?? Argentina ? Ecuador ??#VibraElContinente #VibraOContinente— Copa América (@CopaAmerica) July 4, 2021The Spanish side are trying to find a way to tie Messi down to a new deal, but according to AS, PSG are keen to take advantage of the hold-up and have reached

William Saliba set to join Marseille on season-long loan deal

Young Arsenal centre back William Saliba is on the verge of signing for Marseille on a season-long loan deal.The 20-year old Frenchman has already had two spells away from the Gunners since his £27m transfer from Saint Etienne in the summer of 2019, and has still not yet managed to make a senior appearance for Mikel Arteta's side.Following that move, Saliba was sent straight back to the Ligue 1 outfit to spend the 2019/20 season on loan at Saint Etienne, although his time with Les Verts was disrupted with injury, the Covid-19 outbreak and a family bereavement.He then spent the second half of last season at Nice on a temporary basis, where he largely impressed. Saliba made 20 appearances after

Sergio Ramos set to sign two-year PSG contract

Sergio Ramos is set to sign a two-year deal with Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain after leaving Real Madrid earlier this summer.The Spain legend was involved in a contract standoff with Los Blancos throughout the early months of 2021 and no agreement was reached to extend his stay in Madrid, and now PSG have moved into pole position to sign him.?? #Ramos a dado su acuerdo para firmar en el PSG. La leyenda del Madrid a rechazado ofertas de clubes ingles, una que daba mas dinero que el PSG. Su hermano estaba hoy en Paris para finalisar la llegada del jugador. Deberia firmar para dos anos en Paris.— Mohamed Bouhafsi (@mohamedbouhafsi) July 1, 2021It was reported earlier on Thursday that

Kylian Mbappe ‘informs PSG’ of desire to leave on free transfer

Kylian Mbappe has told Paris Saint-Germain that he wants to leave the club and is prepared to see the final year of his contract out to leave on a free transfer if needed.Mbappe is being chased by Real Madrid, who have been preparing themselves for this moment for what feels like an eternity. However, Los Blancos are keen to preserve their relationship with PSG and will not move for Mbappe until the French side confirm he can leave.So far, that confirmation has not come. PSG are prepared to dig their heels in and have warned Mbappe that he will not be sold this summer, and according to L'Equipe, the 22-year-old has made it clear he will hang around and leave