It is reported that Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe will demand a clause in his contract with Real Madrid that would allow him to play in the Paris 2024 Olympics.
The 22-year-old is widely expected to conclude a move to Los Blancos at the end of the season when his contract at Parc des Princes expires.
According to Spain’s AS, he would like a “guarantee” from the Bernabeu to allow him to represent his country at the Olympics in his home country.
Mbappe published a letter in the French newspaper L’Equipe last week in which the nation celebrated nearly a thousand days since the start of the Games.
He stated that he wanted to be a part of it and play for France after being refused permission at the last Olympics in Tokyo.
He wrote to PSG “cutting the grass under my feet” and was not allowed to go out to Japan in the summer.
Real Madrid would inevitably be reluctant to allow a clause with the games scheduled to take place just weeks after the conclusion of Euro 2024.
However, they may not have much choice, with Mbappe “heart” to join his country at the Olympics.
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Mbappe is set to receive a much lower salary at the Bernabéu than he could earn if he stayed in Paris.
This means that the club must be willing to accept some of his demands.
One if that is the desire to win Olympic gold with France to follow up on their World Cup victory in 2018.
Les Bleus hasn’t finished on the podium at the Olympics since taking gold in Los Angeles 1984.
Mbappe said: “I dream of going to other sports we don’t have time to see. Judo, handball, basketball, volleyball, rowing – even skiing.
“These games will be in France, the centenary in Paris. It’s not the biggest competition in football, but you have to play the games in your career.
“For Tokyo 2020, I wanted to participate. It was my goal. But they quickly pulled the rug out from under my feet.”
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