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Kylian Mbappe’s uncle explains why PSG striker snubbed Real Madrid move

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BACK OF THE QUEUE

Says Pierre Mbappe: ‘You can get to Madrid and start from the back of the queue – the whole world then forgets about you’

Kylian Mbappe’s uncle has revealed why the youngster turned down the chance to join Real Madrid.

Eighteen-year-old Kylian is now on loan at Paris Saint-Germain following his summer move from Monaco.

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Kylian Mbappe turned down Chelsea and Real Madrid

A  deal totalling £166million is in the offing.

Pierre Mbappe, though, has spilled the beans on how his nephew held talks with both Chelsea and Real Madrid back in 2013.

He said that although the prospect of moving abroad was tempting, the decision to reject Real Madrid in particular was easy to make.


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Pierre told L’Equipe: “You can get to Madrid and start from the back of the queue.

He definitely didn’t want to start at the back of the queue at Madrid

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He definitely didn’t want to start at the back of the queue at Madrid

Mbappe stuck with Monaco but is now on loan at Paris Saint-Germain

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Mbappe stuck with Monaco but is now on loan at Paris Saint-Germain

“The whole world then forgets about you.

“I laugh when people say he chose PSG for the money.

“It’s easier to say no to Real Madrid when you don’t have to worry so much about money.

“That’s true, and Kylian has grown up in a comfortable environment.”

Kylian Mbappe was strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid

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Kylian Mbappe was strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid were not Mbappe’s cup of tea!

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