Tue 24 May 2022 | 9:58

Ancelotti focused on Champions league final than Mbappe's transfer

Kylian Mbappe extended his contract with PSG to stay with the club until 2025.

Real Madrid

coach Carlo Ancelotti would prefer to focus on the Champions League final rather than the failed transfer of

Kylian Mbappe


While the French star of Paris Saint-Germain was expected to leave for Madrid as a free agent in the summer, he extended his contract with


and remained in the team until 2025. His move came as a big shock to Real Madrid and completely changed their transfer strategy. However, Ancelotti would rather focus his team on the Champions League final than on the transfer of Mbappe.

He said:

"It’s clear what we have to think about. We have never talked about players from other clubs. We have always had respect for everyone


"What we have to think about is preparing well for the final."

He added:

"A lot of these players are playing their fifth Champions League final in eight years. For me it's my second in that time. I am asking them what the best way is to prepare for it


Asked about Salah' recent claim about getting revenge, the Italian said: "

It can be a motivation. The history of Real Madrid there is also a final loss in Paris against Liverpool. We can have the same motivation as Salah, whom we respect a lot,"

he said.

"He is a danger. It can be a revenge for them or for us from the 81 in Paris."

source: SportMob

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