Figures to make you dizzy, then belittled. Paris Saint-Germain, via a press release sent to AFP, brushed aside the figures put forward by The Parisian Sunday about the emoluments of Kylian Mbappé (paid item). According to the daily, the French striker has extended for a gross amount of 630 million euros, spread over three seasons, which has earned him the title of the lease “contract of the century”. “Paris Saint-Germain take issue with alleged story and details“claims the current leader of Ligue 1.
After the rumors of desires of departure of the native of Bondy just before the match against Benfica on October 11, it is the revelation of his salary which annoys this time the club, which denounces a “sensationalist article“, two days before the fifth day of the C1, against Maccabi Haifa. “The timing of publication raises questions a few hours away from an important Champions League match. Paris Saint-Germain will not stoop to comment further. Everyone at the club is positively focused on the upcoming Champions League game. Champions that will take place tomorrow [mardi].“
“Unfortunately, something else came out. There at least we won’t have the privilege of not being surprised when we wake up tomorrow.”Christophe Galtier, Paris Saint-Germain coach
at a press conference
Asked at a press conference on Monday, coach Christophe Galtier also refused to comment, insisting on his wish to focus on the athlete. “You know very well that the club communicatedthe technician was annoyed at a press conference, much less playful than on the subject of PSG travel by private jet. It’s extra-sporty, it doesn’t concern me at all. I focus on the competition, the management of my group and the importance of tomorrow’s game.“
️ Press conference by Christophe Galtier and Fabian Ruiz before Paris Saint-Germain – Maccabi Haifa https://t.co/ofwm9AuA6A
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The Parisian thus evoked a sealed agreement in May between the Parisian club and Kylian Mbappé, on a salary of 72 million euros gross per year, or six million gross per month, 2.7 net after taxes. Mbappé would also have received a signing bonus of 180 million euros gross, as well as a so-called loyalty bonus, received at the end of each summer transfer window if the player does not leave the capital. A progressive bonus, going from 70 to 80, then 90 million euros gross each summer.