Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe insists he's 'happy' at PSG after scoring late winner against Real Madrid

Jack Gallagher
Mbappe scored the winner
Mbappe scored the winner / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages
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Speaking after scoring the winner against his rumoured future club Real Madrid, Kylian Mbappe has insisted that he is concentrating on his football right now and is 'happy' at Paris Saint-Germain.

All eyes were on Mbappe this evening and he duly delivered with a wonderful performance and a dramatic last minute winner in PSG's 1-0 win over Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16 first leg.

Speaking after the game, the French forward was inevitably asked about the rumours linking him with a free transfer to Los Blancos in the summer:

“I wanted to concentrate on football as I said to your colleagues. There are a lot of things being said, everyone knows everything and people talk for the sake of it. But I’m really just focused on helping my team - I said it a couple of weeks ago in an interview - and I showed it today.

"I’ll have to show it again on the March 9 too. I’m really focused and happy to be at Paris Saint-Germain.”

He continued: “I’ve not decided my future. I play for Paris Saint-Germain, one of the best clubs in the world.

"Will this game influence my future? No, I haven't decided. I give my best and then we will see what happens in the summer."

Mbappe also took the time to assess Real Madrid's plan for the game, stating that it didn't work but that he expects a much different performance in the Santiago Bernabeu next month:

"They had a strategy, it didn’t work for this leg but I think they’ll play differently next time. They’ll have more choice, they’ll be in front of their home crowd, it’ll be a different context.”

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti - the architect of said strategy - was quick to praise Mbappe after the game calling him 'the best footballer in the world right now.'

We'll guess that Ancelotti's comment, and Mbappe's performance, will only fuel speculation over his future in the coming days.

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