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Mbappe Reveals Which EPL Side He Could Have Joined

Kylian Mbappe Reveals Which Premier League Side He Could Have Joined

By Kurt Buckerfield - Sep 08, 2017 08:10 AM @KurtLaduma

New Paris Saint-Germain signing Kylian Mbappe has revealed which team in the Premier League he considered moving to in the recent transfer window.

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The 18-year-old's loan deal with PSG is expected to be made permanent next season, but his future could have been a lot different had he chosen a different path.

Mbappe, who scored for France on international duty last week, has admitted that joining Arsenal was a big possibility prior to his move to Les Parisiens.

"Yes, I met with Arsene Wenger, who is a great coach," he told The Telegraph.

"He has a great reputation here in France, he's well-respected and knows how to develop young players.

"This was a real option for me. But, of course, Paris Saint-Germain was the main option.

"We weighed up the advantages and disadvantages of all the clubs, but my family told me it had to be my decision and one I needed to make.

"It also had to be a long-term decision. So it was up to me and I decided to come here in order to develop."

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Mbappe made 60 appearances for Monaco before moving to PSG, scoring 27 goals and assisting 16 strikes along the way.

Do you think Mbappe could move to the EPL in the future? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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