PSG sporting director Leonardo has confirmed that negotiations have begun on a contract extension with Killian Mbappe and Neymar
's biggest concerns is the contract extension with their stars.Neymar
only have a contract until June 2022, and there are many rumors about Mbappe's separation and his transfer toReal Madrid
. In the case of Neymar, it is said that he has set two conditions for contract extension. The first is for club to make big purchases and the second is not reducing his salary.
PSG sporting director, Leonardo
responded to these news and rumors:
"We must adapt to the current context with the coronavirus pandemic,"
"With Neymar, Mbappe, Di Maria, Bernat and even the young players, they are all the extensions we have already started discussions for and we will try to intensify this in the next few weeks.
"We have started talking. There is the timing; at the moment, people cannot even move. The idea of renewing exists."
He also commented on the possibility of Mbappe’s transfer to Madrid:
"There is a lot of talk, And in the Spanish teams, there are a lot of politics. We speak directly with Kylian, that's the truth of the negotiation.
"The truth is that PSG are in a complicated moment, but it will be the team of the next five years that will have a shot.
"There are teams that have gone through a very long, successful cycle and are starting to struggle. We have young but very experienced players.
"We have Neymar, Mbappe, who are in the top three because Ronaldo and Messi will come out with age.
"That's the idea. I see this future and that's what we're working on.”