Mbappe’s future on the Parc des Princes has been up within the air for the previous few months, regardless of the striker solely signing for PSG for 2 years in the past.
The France worldwide is known to be a goal for Real Madrid, although the Spanish giants have repeatedly denied any curiosity in signing him.
PSG are eager to retain Mbappe’s providers however Leonardo has refused to rule out the opportunity of him leaving the Ligue 1 facet this summer time.
“It isn’t a query to know whether or not or not that may be a precedence,” he instructed Le Parisien. “Mbappe is right here and he is essential to the membership, there is not any query about it.
“When coaching resumed on Monday, he arrived with an ideal perspective – a giant smile on his face.
“As at all times. He is very charismatic, the followers love him. It is vital to have a participant like him within the staff – one who’s younger and at all times comfortable and smiling.”
When requested if Mbappe ought to signal a contract extension, Leonardo added: “That isn’t a query. I by no means make guarantees. For 2 causes: the primary is that I’m not the one that does all the pieces at this membership; the second, I don’t need to pluck guarantees out of skinny air, with out being sure I can maintain to them.
“The one factor that pursuits me is stuff that’s concrete, that’s at present.”
In Might, Mbappe, 20, fuelled ideas he may depart the French capital by revealing he’s open to a brand new mission.
“After all there have been some disappointments [this season] but it surely’s a part of soccer, we managed to win this league,” he mentioned after accepting the Ligue 1 Participant of the 12 months Award.
“I want to thank the gamers, the coach, the membership once more. It is vital for me as a result of I come to a primary or a second turning level in my profession.
“I found numerous issues right here. I really feel it is time to have extra accountability.
“I hope it might be Paris Saint-Germain, it is going to be with nice pleasure, or it might be elsewhere for a brand new mission, however I want to say thanks.”
When requested if he was hinting he may depart PSG this summer time, he replied by saying: “I mentioned what I needed to say.
“If you find yourself in such an event you’ll be able to ship messages, I feel I’ve despatched mine. If I communicate extra it is going to be an excessive amount of and that’s not the message I want to ship.”
Mbappe joined PSG from Monaco in the summertime of 2017 for a payment of £165.7million and has scored 60 targets in 87 appearances for Thomas Tuchel’s facet.