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Insider: Real Madrid coach Zidane contacted Mbappe with 2 messages after 'Noucampazo'

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane remains determined to bring PSG star Kylian Mbappe to Spain.

With less than 18 months to run on his contract, Mbappe is expected to be sold this summer with Real Madrid and Liverpool among suitors. Indeed, it's suggested Liverpool are in the boxseat thanks to manager Jurgen Klopp's friendship with the player's father and Real Madrid's delicate financial situation.

But Okdiario's chief pundit Eduardo Inda, when speaking on El Chiringuito, has revealed Zidane is in direct contact with Mbappe.

Quoted by Okdiario, he said, "The day after 'Noucampazo', that wonderful 1-4 against PSG, Zidane sent Mbappé a whatsapp with two messages."

Inda, who left El Mundo to launch the popular Okdiario, was referring to Mbappe's superb performance last week at the Nou Camp as PSG defeated Barcelona 4-1 in the first-leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie.

Inda continued: "One, the obvious thing, which was the congratulations. And there was another message, which was: 'Hold on'.

"Therefore, I think that Mbappé will not come this summer because there is no money and the next one he will come. We are talking about a club that has no need to sell. Zidane is handling it wonderfully well."

Mbappe moved to PSG in 2017 from AS Monaco initially on-loan before signing permanently. So far this season, the striker has played 30 games, scoring 21 goals and providing nine assists.


- updated February 24

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