Football – Mercato – PSG
Sacked by PSG this summer, did Leonardo pay for his lack of efficiency in extending Kylian Mbappé for months as well as his relationship which would have deteriorated with the French striker? The Brazilian sports director dropped a rather enigmatic answer on this thorny subject…
With the recent appointment of Luis Campos as a sports adviser, PSG indirectly formalized the departure of Leonardo who was however at the head of the sports management since his return in 2019. According to certain speculations, mismanagement on the extension of the contract of Kylian Mbappewhich was long overdue, was fatal to Leonardoespecially since his relationship with the striker PSG seem to have deteriorated for several months. And the speech of Leonardo leaves little room for doubt…
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“I don’t want to get into that stuff”
Asked Friday in the columns of L’Equipe, Leonardo responded to rumors about his departure caused by the extension of Kylian Mbappe, and former leader of PSG is rather very enigmatic in his answers: A causal link between my departure and the timing of Mbappé’s extension? No. It was the end of the Championship and maybe it was time to decide things for the future. If my departure was a condition for him to extend? No, I was not told that. But I don’t want to get into that stuff. And the fact of having kept a player of this level, French and Parisian, is important for PSG and L1 “, simply indicated Leonardowithout clearly denying his discomfort with Mbappe.