According to Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Kylian Mbappe has "no excuse" to consider leaving the Parc des Princes after the club secured Lionel Messi's signature.
The Frenchman's future has been up in the air over the past few weeks as he enters the 2021/22 campaign with one year left on his contract with Les Parisiens.
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The speculation began when Marca reported in July that the 22-year-old had told the Ligue 1 side's management that he plans to spend the upcoming season with them but then leave at the end of his contract in June 2022.
However, PSG president Al-Khelaifi has now attempted to pour cold water on claims that Mbappe could leave the French capital, especially now that Messi is on the club's books.
"Everyone knows the future of Mbappe. He is a PSG player," the club chief said during the Argentine's first press conference for the club on Wednesday, per Goal.
"He said it himself, he wanted us to have a competitive team.
"Well, we have the most competitive in the world right now. So there is no excuse for him now.
"He can't do anything else but stay."
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