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Suspense in France about Mbappe's future and anticipation of Messi's debut

Suspense in France about Mbappe’s future and anticipation of Messi’s debut

Kylian Mbappe was present, on Friday, in the penultimate training of Paris Saint-Germain (Paris Saint-Germain) before its league match on Sunday against Reims, which was marked by suspense about his young star, who could land in Real Madrid, and possible expectations. Leo Messi’s debut.

Paris Saint-Germain coach, Argentine Mauricio Pochettino, will hold a press conference on Saturday, at 12 GMT, in which it is expected to know whether Mbappe has been called up for the trip to Reims, about 150 kilometers from Paris, and whether Messi has an opportunity. To paint in the colors of the Parisian team.

Until then, the uncertainty is the limit. PSG’s training at the Camp de Logis was behind closed doors, as planned. The France international, who is now getting all the attention, took part naturally, indicating on his website Le Parisien, though the newspaper specified that he was “in fact preparing for all the hypotheses”.

This Saturday’s training will receive more attention, as the first 15 minutes of graphic press will open.

According to the latest information, Paris Saint-Germain received a second offer for Mbappe from Real Madrid worth 180 million euros (10 of them in very feasible incentives). The local press reports that the Parisians are already considering a career for their French star, which they regret very much.

The Paris club, which agreed in 2017 to pay Monaco 180 million for Mbappe, tried to tie him to a contract until 2026 and a net annual salary of nearly 25 million euros.

Although Messi’s potential debut has been somewhat overshadowed by the “Mbappe affair”, expectations are very high. This will be the first time that the six-time Ballon d’Or winner sees a club shirt other than Barcelona’s.

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In the small town of Reims, the stadium of Auguste Delaune will be filled to the limit, with 20,000 spectators; There will be a hundred journalists and many foreigners. and more than thirty photographers.

Messi, 34, has been playing sports since August 12, and Pochettino said he was satisfied with his player’s physical tone.