Kylian Mbappe has explained why he joined Paris Saint-Germain instead of moving to Real Madrid or the Premier League.
Mbappe completed his move from Monaco to fellow Ligue Un side PSG on deadline day, joining on an initial loan before making the switch permanent next summer.
Real were heavily interested in the France international, as well as Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City.
But Mbappe explains that his desire to remain in his home country saw him join PSG.
“Great players make history in their own country,” he told Telefoot. “If I had left France after six months I would have left as an eternal hope.
“When you come to Paris you are at a club that has the ambition to be the best in the world, you have come to a club that wants to play in all the competitions.
“I’m going to give everything I have got to make history with PSG.
“Playing with Neymar is something extraordinary. PSG already interested me, but having Neymar is an additional boost.”