Kylian Mbappe managed to provide another proof that he is the next big star in the world of football through a hat trick against Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League last 16.
Mbappe has long been called the candidate for the world’s best player in the next generation after the era of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Mbappe’s appearance that stuck with AS Monaco was the beginning of Mbappe’s great talent to the public. Berita Terkini
However, despite continuing to appear consistently with PSG, Mbappe is not fully recognized as having a reputation as a top player. Mbappe is considered untested because he only plays in Ligue 1 which is often considered to have lower quality than other European elite leagues such as the English League, Spanish League, Italian League and Bundesliga.
Mbappe’s price when he was bought by PSG, which reached 180 million euros, is still often considered too expensive for players of Mbappe’s age. It is added that PSG’s main player is Neymar and Mbappe is still often seen as a companion.
However, with Mbappe’s hat trick against Barcelona, Mbappe proved that he has great quality as a potential team leader. Mbappe can lead PSG’s attack line which has lost Neymar and Angel Di Maria.
Mbappe’s movements throughout the match were a disaster for the Barcelona defense. Mbappe again convinced that he could be a threat wherever he played. Berita Dunia
Judging by Mbappe’s performance in the match against Barcelona, Mbappe’s enthusiasts are even more enthusiastic about being able to hook the 22-year-old player. Berita Olahraga
Mbappe’s current contract conditions are somewhat favorable for interested teams. Mbappe only has one more season contract left at PSG, aka his contract will expire in 2022. Politik Eropa dan Prusia
With one year remaining on his contract, Mbappe’s price could be cheaper if he entered the transfer market early next season. Without a contract extension, PSG cannot hold Mbappe for too long because they risk losing Mbappe for free at the end of the 2021/2022 season.
PSG is currently seeking and persuading Mbappe to extend his contract. Mbappe had insisted that he had not yet made a decision but confirmed that he did not want to renew his contract with the intention of moving to another club in the near future.
The clubs that were said to be interested in Mbappe were Liverpool, Real Madrid and Barcelona.