André Villas-Boas said he was certain Kylian Mbappé would end up at Real Madrid, and revealed that he had advised Cr7 to stay in Turin.
Portuguese coach André Villas-Boas gave an interview to German newspaper Bild, in which he spoke about this summer’s transfer market and the two football superstars who have been among the main protagonists in recent transfer speculation, Kylian Mbappé and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Villas-Boas, who has been without a club since leaving Olympique de Marseille last February, said he was convinced that Mbappé “will end up at Real Madrid sooner or later”. Moreover, the Porto-born coach believes Kylian Mbappé and Neymar must leave PSG for their future.
“I’ll be honest, the mere fact that they didn’t win the championship shows that (PSG) is not the right place for them,” he told Bild.
Not to miss
Villas-Boas’ statements come days after French journalist Daniel Riolo claimed Real Madrid target Mbappé had no desire to stay at the Paris club and had already submitted a transfer request
. “I know Mbappé asked to leave, but it’s complicated because first you have to find a club that has the money to pay him. But the latest development is that he really doesn’t want to stay” Riolo said on RMC.
“If he doesn’t leave this summer, he’ll be free next season. And that’s why Doha doesn’t want to hear him talk about it.”
Regarding compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been heavily linked with PSG and his former clubs Real Madrid and Manchester United in recent months, Villas-Boas said the best thing for the Madeira-born striker is to stay in Turin. , revealing that he had already advised her to do so. “Juventus have a new manager, Massimiliano Allegri. For Ronaldo, this is another big challenge. Allegri has already given the club a lot of success and has a great reputation there. So I advised him to stay. For him, this will be a bigger challenge than going to PSG, for example, “said the Portuguese manager.