Karim Benzema is still 100 percent confident that fellow French international Kylian Mbappe will sooner or later join him in the dressing room of the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. His comments came as Real Madrid, despite their best efforts, failed to secure the signing of Paris Saint-Germain forward this summer.
Benzema said that he is a player who will play for Real Madrid one day. Interview France drew 1-1 with Bosnia in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Benzema returned to the French squad to represent the country at the European Championships after being sidelined earlier this summer. During his time with his compatriots, Benzema made it clear that he was talking to Mbabane about a possible move.
His words raised hopes that a deal could be reached this summer, and it was further strengthened when Lionel Messi signed for PSG from FC Barcelona.
Mbappe had refused to sign an extension of his contract with PSG, and his current contract expires on June 30, 2022. .
Now that the two players have returned to international duty together, Benzema says they have the same opinion, and he is still confident that Mbabane will soon join them in the Spanish capital.
“I don’t know what will happen. [with his future]But Mbappe will be welcome at Real Madrid. He is a player who has all the potential to become a Real Madrid player in the future.
PSG turned down an offer of 180 million euros from Real Madrid, and it is rumored that the offer reached 200 million euros on the day of the deadline. Mbappe will now play the final year of his contract with PSG, and they will try to persuade him to renew his contract. If they fail, PSG are set to lose the Frenchman on a free transfer until January, when he can legally sign a pre-contract with Real Madrid.