PSG convinced Mbappe to sign new contract and snub Real Madrid transfer

The Frenchman has pledged a new three-year deal at the Parc des Princess

Mbappe's previous contract expires on June 30

And it was widely reported that Madrid already had a deal to sign the striker on a free transfer.

The final agreement never materialized, however, and Mbappe decided to write new terms with PSG.

PSG have made Mbappe their highest-paid player after tying him to a new deal 

The 23-year-old is currently on a more lucrative salary than Lionel Messi and Neymar

Mbappe has been assured of a better sports project at PSG this time around

French President Emmanuel Macron also influenced Mbappe's final decision

Macron argued that it would be better to stay there because he sees Mbappe as an icon in Paris.

An important factor was Mbappe's love for the club, who have a burning desire to become their all - time great player.

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