Kylian Mbappe talk a distraction? Carlo Ancelotti reacts after Real Madrid draw

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti during his side's 1-1 draw against Rayo Vallecano in February 2024.
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Kylian Mbappe is once again expected to sign for Real Madrid in the summer after it emerged the Paris Saint-Germain forward will walk away from the French champions this summer, but Carlo Ancelotti says the speculation is not affecting his players.

Mbappe was close to joining Los Blancos in the summer of 2022, but changed his mind at the last minute and opted to sign a new deal at PSG instead.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.