By Paul Giblin MOSCOW Russia (Xinhua)
-- Real Madrid issued a press
communique on Wednesday stating they had not reached an
agreement with Paris Saint Germain to sign 19-year-old Kylian
Mbappe for a world record 272 million euros.
Mbappe became one of
the stars of the 2018 World Cup finals in France’s 4-3 win over
Argentina when he scored two goals and won a penalty for France,
with those two goals meaning he is the first teenager to score
twice in the finals stage of the World Cup since Brazilian
But for the moment,
he appears to be staying in France.
information published in the last few hours regarding an alleged
agreement between Real Madrid and PSG for the player Kylian
Mbappe, Real Madrid would like to state that it is completely
false,” the club said in its communique.
“Real Madrid has not
made any offer to PSG or the player and condemns the spreading
of this type of information that has not been proven by the
parties concerned,” it added.
comes just two days after the club publicly denied a story on
Spanish national TV network RTVE that said they had signed
Brazilian star Neymar, also from PSG, publishing a statement
saying the information was “absolutely untrue”.
“Real Madrid has
made no offer of any kind to PSG or the player,” insisted the
club, who added that they were “surprised that the Spanish
public television network would choose to broadcast entirely
false information without anyone from the outlet having first
contacted any of the parties concerned to corroborate the