French sports minister wants Mbappe to stay in France

Sat 20 February 2021 | 19:25

French sports minister Roxana Maracineanu has urged Kylian Mbappe to stay at Parc des Princes.


’s latest performance sparked more speculation that he might eventually leave France’s Ligue 1 for Spain’s La Liga or England’s Premier League, but French Minister of Sport,

Roxana Maracineanu

, has added her voice to those calling on the World Cup winner to sign a new contract.

The 22-year-old's current contract at


expires in 2022 and following his exhibition display and stunning Champions League hat-trick against


at Camp Nou on Tuesday, calls for

Real Madrid

to sign him have become increasingly more insistent.

He is yet to decide to extend his current deal at the club and everyone around PSG wants him to commit his future to the Ligue 1 giants.

Maracineanu has told France Info when asked if she has a message for Mbappe

: “Kylian, stay in France. We want to continue watching you play here.

“We need you, the public needs you, PSG need you and our young people need to have role models and examples to look up to.

“Please don't leave us, stay here in France.”

source: SportMob