Leonardo, sports director of Paris Saint-Germain, hopes to have some good news soon about the extension of the contract between star duo Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
PSG continues to negotiate with both Mbappe and Neymar, who have signed League One champions until 2022, with reports of interest from Liga.
Mbappe has long been told to join Real Madrid, but speculation continues that it is linking Neymar to his return to Barcelona, and he set out for PSG in 2017.
Asked about the pair after Mbappe’s Brace beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in the opening round of the Champions League quarterfinals, Leonardo told Sky Italy on Wednesday: Make us all happy right away.
“Soon, we will reach a more specific situation regarding the Mbappe-Neymar contract.”
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) April 7, 2021
Mbappe scored eight goals in the Champions League this season. This is the most goal in a single French campaign, along with Witham Ben Yeder in 2017-18 and David Trezeguet in 2001-02.
Since making his Champions League debut in the 2013-14 campaign, Neymar has supported 26 goals. This is the most common player this time around. Brazilians have now participated 66 times in the tournament and are directly involved in 67 goals (41 goals and 26 assists).
Mbappe and Neymar have scored 10 goals in the Champions League since the first season of 2017-18. This is at least three more goals than any other duo during this period.
Meanwhile, Leonardo was also asked about Milan and Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Don Narma. The genreiji donnarma contract will expire at the end of the season.
Don Narma, who worked with Leonardo before the Brazilians returned to PSG in 2019, was previously associated with PSG, Manchester United and Chelsea.
“I’m not talking about transfers right now, [Keylor] Navas is great, “Leonardo said.
– Soccer Sports
Mbappe and Neymar contract? I think PSG has good news coming soon – Leonardo
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