Kylian Mbappe: The 3 reasons the PSG star wants to leave

Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring PSG's first goal during the UEFA Champions League group H football match between Paris Saint-Germain and SL Benfica, at The Parc des Princes Stadium, on October 11, 2022.
(Image credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Kylian Mbappe signed a new PSG contract less than 150 days ago. Now, it's being widely reported that the World Cup-winning forward wants to leave the French capital already. 

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano was one of the first to report that the 23-year-old wanted out, with French football expert Julien Laurens confirming the claims later and providing the three exact reasons for why Mbappe wants out. 

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.