It's happening? Real Madrid's Ancelotti's first words on Mbappé leaving PSG

Carlo Ancelotti was asked about Mbappé possibly joining Real Madrid this summer.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti reacts to rumors of Mbappé joining Real Madrid next season.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti reacts to rumors of Mbappé joining Real Madrid next season.
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The reports of Kylian Mbappé announcing his departure from PSG to the French club have created a buzz across the football world. Mbappé has been rumored not to sign a contract extension this summer, and reports suggest he won't. He joined PSG in 2017 and has signed contract extensions in the past. Now, with Mbappé leaving the French club, many predict the player will finally make his move to Real Madrid.

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While PSG searches for replacements, Mbappé will soon confirm his decision to the public after telling his PSG teammates yesterday. Many reports suggest his announcement will be next week. Mbappé is linked heavily with Real Madrid, but other clubs could also try to sign the player since the French striker is leaving on a free transfer. While other clubs could be interested, Mbappé is reportedly not looking elsewhere but Real Madrid for his future this summer.

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti spoke in a press conference today ahead of Real Madrid's La Liga game against Rayo Vallecano. When asked about Mbappé, he said, "I see what you say, I read what you write, and I can understand it’s a big topic of the day for you… but not for us. Our focus is on Rayo Vallecano”.

When asked if he would like to work with Mbappé as his player finally, he replies, "I would like to finish this season and win titles. We work for that. There is too much time left for next season."

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Luka Modric has been rumored to leave the club this summer as Real Madrid might not offer another contract extension. Modric has lacked play time on the pitch this season. Ancelotti spoke about Modric as a club legend and said, "They say legends have to retire at Real Madrid, so will the club let Modric decide his future? This is what the club has done with all the legends in recent years. I spoke with Luka about this topic a month ago, and everything is quite clear between the two."

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