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Kylian Mbappe announces PSG departure

Kylian Mbappe has announced he is leaving PSG.

While not revealing his destination Mbappe is expected to join Real Madrid.

"I've always said that I would speak with you when the time comes," Mbappe said.

"It's my last year at Paris St-Germain. I will not extend and the adventure will come to an end in a few weeks."

He added: "It's a lot of emotions, many years where I had the chance and the great honour to be a member of the biggest French club, one of the best in the world.

"It allowed me to arrive here, to have my first experience in a club with a lot of pressure, to grow as a player of course, by being alongside some of the best in history, some of the greatest champions.

"It's hard and I never thought it would be this difficult to announce that. But I think I needed this, a new challenge, after seven years.

"PSG is a club that never leaves anyone indifferent. We can love it or hate it and I made the choice of loving it and I did for seven years.

"I do not regret, at any moment, signing with this prestigious club. It is a club I will keep in my memory my entire life.

"Despite everything that can happen on the outside, there are some real club lovers who want to protect it and make it shine and it's great.

"I won't be a player any more but I will watch every game. I tried to give the best version of myself during those seven years."

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