TRANSFERS – 630 million: Kylian Mbappé signed a record contract with PSG

The weeks go by and Kylian Mbappé is still in the news. For his performances on the pitch, when he already has 14 goals in 15 games this season. And that’s the main thing. But the PSG world champion is also making a big splash in the press for the extras. His place in the field, his role at PSG, his future between his supposed desires to leave and his denials… And this Sunday, it is again for his extension that he is in the news since Le Parisien reveals the figures for ” contract of the century” according to the regional newspaper.

This is not the first time that Kylian Mbappé’s contract has made noise. The Team had revealed a few weeks ago that the extension of the PSG star striker was not for three years but only for two seasons – the last being optional -, which changes everything and could still happen to the Frenchman to animate the transfer market next summer. But this time, it was the amounts that came to light. And they make you dizzy.

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A loyalty bonus that pays off

According The ParisianPSG offered Mbappé the “biggest contract in sports history“. Just that. Eager to do everything to keep its nugget within it, Paris has not skimped on the means. For his salary already. It would amount to 72 million gross season per month (6 million gross per month ) But the daily reveals that Paris would also have put bonuses in the deal signed by the former Monegasque.

“With Mbappé, Paris has created a monster and it is being devoured”

In addition to his exorbitant signing bonus (estimated at 180 million euros), the native of Paris was offered a “loyalty” bonus. Basically, as soon as he leaves for a season with the Parisian tunic on his back, he would hit a small jackpot. He could thus recover 80 million next September. Or even 90 million at the end of the summer transfer market of 2024. Enough to increase the total envelope according to The Parisian to… 630 million euros gross if the international tricolor stays on the banks of the Seine until the end of his contract.

Back to the wall when he was free of any contract last June, PSG could hardly do otherwise. The pressure put on by Real Madrid, who had been eyeing the French prodigy for months, forced the French champions to break the bank in unparalleled proportions to keep their jewel. It remains to be seen whether PSG will not put themselves in the red with a contract of this size. And if the clauses of the contract will push Kylian Mbappé to stay until the end despite the Madrid sirens who will quickly return…

Kylian Mbappe

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