PSG rule out Mbappe transfer
Paris Saint-Germain have ruled out a move for Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe, Goal understands.
The capital giants have been linked with a raid on Ligue 1 rivals Monaco for the teenage forward but they will not be adding to the purchase of Neymar.
PSG had been linked with a 180 million approach for the France international, but have now denied they will make an official bid due to Financial Fair Play restrictions.
The Ligue 1 club’s 222m signing of Barcelona’s Neymar has left them with little to play with in terms of transfer funds, despite the club’s interest in Mbappe.
Club president Nasser AlKhelaifi put in a personal call to Mbappe during the those discussions, assuring him that he remained on their radar.
PSG have, however, already been busy this summer adding the likes of Neymar, Dani Alves and Yuri Berchiche to their ranks and will not be tabling a bid for another highprofile addition.
Premier League title hopefuls Manchester City do remain keen on securing a deal for the 18-year-old, but they are unwilling to pay his asking price at present.
Kylian Mbappe of Monaco celebrates after scoring for his team in Ligue 1.