Mbappé told by French president Macron not to leave PSG, claims Florentino Pérez

Real Madrid president no longer saw ‘the Mbappé I wanted’Pérez claims PSG offer and Qatar trip also changed player’s mindReal Madrid’s Florentino Pérez claims the French president, Emmanuel Macron, intervened to persuade Kylian Mbappé to sign a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain.Madrid had targeted the forward last summer but after failing with a £170m bid were confident they could lure him to the Bernabéu once his deal had expired. However, the France international signed a new, highly lucrative three-year contract with PSG, who are bankrolled by Qatari Sports Investment, a subsidiary of the country’s sovereign wealth fund.

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