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Lewandowski was not the only one: Mbappé wanted to take a 'crack' from Barça
Published:2/12/2022 - 19:28h
Updated:2/12/2022 - 22:27h
'Le Parisien' has informed that, in addition to Robert Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappé had already tried to take a player from FC Barcelona in the past. He ended up rejecting her proposal
From France are destapando all the operations in which Kylian Mbappé has fracasado in the research of 'cracks' for his Paris Saint-Germain. The most recent have been Robert Lewandowski (FC Barcelona) and Aurelién Tchouameni (Real Madrid), but before already had tried the traspaso of one of the current players of the Barcelona entity.
'Him Parisien' has informed that the 'crack' been born in Bondy looked for to convince to Frenkie of Jong to join to the rows of the Paris Saint-Germain, when it still had not accepted the offer of the Barça to arrive to the Camp Nou during the summer of this year. Mbappé There would be presionado to the midfield player, but finish opting by the Barcelona alternative.
The international with France held a conversation with Of Jong in which it asked that no 'rushed' to the hour to take the final decision on his future and that, in time, expected at the end of season. The intention was to give margin to the Paris Saint-Germain to present an offer economically irrechazable.
Of agreement to what informs the French newspaper, the ex of the Ajax listened the message of Mbappé and doubted on his plans, but very soon the stage gave a dump irreversible. The directive of the Barça, then directed by Josep María Bartomeu, did a trip surprise so that the midfield player finish decanting by the option of mudarse to the City Condal.
It goes but there of the money
This stage caused that, from very soon, Mbappé darse of something very clear: The money is not all what influences. And it is that, although the offer of the Barça by Of Jong was very high (85 million euros between fixed and variables), the Paris Saint-Germain if it had had time would have put more money on the table.
It was, in any case, the first 'fiasco' of Mbappé in the research of signings. Afterwards, in the past summer when it obtained more can to the hour of fichar and take sportive decisions, tried the traspasos of Lewandowski and Tchouameni, but finish leaving them planted for recalar in the Barça and the Real Madrid, respectively.