Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe has no reason to leave PSG after Lionel Messi’s arrival, says club chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi
Mbappe is in the final year of his contract and has been linked with a move away from PSG with Real Madrid interested in the 2018 World Cup winner.
"I have said my dream is to win another Champions League and I think I'm in the ideal place to have that chance and to do it," he said as he was unveiled as a PSG player.
Messi, 34, will wear the number 30, the number he had when he began his professional career at Barca, and is set to be unveiled by PSG at a press conference.
Every big tournament has something unique about it, as did Euro 2020, which actually took place in 2021 because of the global pandemic. Here are some of the key takeaways from the mega-event.
The veteran, who has won 180 caps and scored 23 goals for his country, arrives with PSG desperate to add experience to their squad for another assault on an elusive first Champions League title.
Former France striker Nicolas Anelka says Kylian Mbappe will 'have to move from PSG' to win biggest trophies
Mbappe, who joined PSG in 2017, is about to enter the final season of his contract in the French capital with speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid.
Euro 2020: 'What a game. What a tournament' — Twitter reacts to Switzerland and Spain's dramatic wins
Switzerland eliminated world champions France with a penalty shootout win while Spain knocked Croatia out with help of extra time goals.
Euro 2020: 'It's painful', says France captain Hugo Lloris after shock Round of 16 defeat against Switzerland
Didier Deschamps' team fell behind in Bucharest on Monday but Karim Benzema scored twice before Paul Pogba added a third to leave France seemingly on course for the quarter-finals.
Euro 2020: Kylian Mbappe misses decisive penalty as Switzerland stun world champions France in Round of 16
Mario Gavranovic equalised in the 90th minute as Switzerland came from two goals down before Yann Sommer saved Mbappe's penalty to book Switzerland a quarter-final clash against Spain.
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Hungary threatened to blow Group F wide open when Attila Fiola gave the hosts a shock lead in first-half stoppage time after catching out the France defence.
The French were flying, even if victory in the end was of the quintessential, economic Didier Deschamps blueprint.
Hummels turned the ball into his own net in the 20th minute, which ultimately decided the contest.
The feud started on Tuesday after France’s 3-0 victory over Bulgaria in a friendly when Giroud suggested he wasn’t getting the service he deserved — deemed by some a swipe at Mbappe.
Even the generally pragmatic Deschamps struggled to contain his enthusiasm when asked recently about a forward line featuring Benzema alongside Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann.
Ligue 1: Lille out to dethrone PSG in tight title race; Champions League spot at stake for AS Monaco
Lille have no major stars but are unbeaten away since November and travel to mid-table Angers, a team who have lost five of their last six league games.
It was also the second trophy of coach Mauricio Pochettino's managerial career after he won the Champions Trophy for PSG in January, although this will for many count as his first major honour.
Mbappe is still Ligue 1's top scorer this term with 25 goals, six clear of Ben Yedder and Depay, but Neymar has endured a frustrating season, netting only eight times while spending time sidelined through injury, suspension and after contracting coronavirus.
Champions League semi-finals preview: PSG looking for big away result; Real Madrid hope to cash-in on Chelsea's misses
Ahead of the second-leg fixtures, let's take a quick look at the major talking points from the UEFA Champions League semi-finals: