Mercato | Mercato – PSG: Zidane wanted an unexpected profile before Kylian Mbappé!

Posted on November 10, 2021 at 2:00 am by G.d.S.S.

While Real Madrid have been courting Kylian Mbappé at PSG for several years now, Zinedine Zidane wanted to try a very different profile in 2019 with… Victor Osimhen!

Under contract until Next June with PSG , Kylian Mbappé seems set to go free and join Real Madrid which has been making her eyes soft for many years. On several occasions, the Merengue club had tried to bring in the French striker, and in particular in 2019. But Zinedine Zidane , coach at the time at Real Madrid, had other projects than signing Mbappé from PSG

Zidane wanted Osimhen before Mbappé

Indeed, as revealed by Area Napoli, the former French coach of Real Madrid would have considered another priority: Victor Osimhen . The Nigerian scorer for Napoli was still playing for Charleroi at the time, and his profile appealed to Zidane . But Florentino Pérez preferred to give priority to Kylian Mbappé , and Osimhen finally left for LOSC this summer- there, where it exploded before being sold to the Italian club for 80M €.

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