Frenchman Kylian Mbappe's contract ends next summer, which will see him depart as a free agent from PSG. He had the option to agree to a one-year extension, which he rejected. Since then, the PSG hierarchy banished him from the first team. But lately, the relationship has been resolved and the 2018 World Cup winner was bought back into the team. PSG will face Toulouse in their upcoming Ligue 1 encounter on Saturday and will be aiming to get their first win of the campaign. The good news is Kylian Mbappe can be back into the roster, as revealed by the new manager Luis Enrique.
PSG revealed before their Ligue 1 opener that Mbappe is back with the first team. They faced Lorient in Gameweek 1, which ended in a 0-0 draw. Mbappe was present in the stands with new signing Ousmane Dembele to witness the game and seemed to be in good spirits.
Mbappe moved to PSG on loan from Monaco in 2017. His move was then turned into a permanent one in a deal worth 145 million euros, plus 35 million euros in add-ons a year later. PSG said in a statement, "After very constructive and positive discussions between Paris Saint-Germain and Kylian Mbappe before the PSG-Lorient match, the player has returned to training with the first-team group this (Sunday) morning."
Luis Enrique said, "Kylian is in great shape, he has a lot of desire, a very good state of mind. I am very happy to have a world-class player like Kylian."
Enrique has managed Lionel Messi and Neymar in Barcelona, where they also won a treble together. The pair departed in the ongoing summer transfer window. "I think it was a favourable decision for everyone. I would like to thank him for the behaviour he has shown since I arrived. He is a world-class player and I wish him well for the future," Speaking on Neymar's transfer.
Luis Enrique is unable to choose a captain yet. "It's very simple, I don't choose the captain, the players choose. They met this week. There are four captains, The players will define their captain, not the coach, I want him (whoever the players choose) to be their captain, not my captain", he said.