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Anelka advises Kylian Mbappe to leave Paris Saint-Germain

Former France international Nicolas Anelka has confirmed that his compatriot Kylian Mbappe must leave his current club, Paris Saint-Germain, if he wants to shine at the international level like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Mbappe, 22, is linked with Paris Saint-Germain, the French league, with a contract that lasts until June 2022, but there are rumors about the possibility of his transfer to Real Madrid, and Mbappe participated with Paris Saint-Germain in 47 games last season, during which he scored 42 goals and assisted. 11 assists, and Mbappe said that his career with the French national team in the European Championship 2020 was not successful, after he failed to score the net and missed a decisive penalty kick during the confrontation with Switzerland, in the round of 16, after which the world champions bid farewell to the continental competition.

"If you want to win the highest trophies, you have to leave Paris Saint-Germain at some point," Anelka wrote in his column on the "Athletic" website.

"If you want to win the Ballon d'Or, which you have to look forward to, to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, you have to compete with the best."

Ronaldo and Messi have already been crowned the best player in the world more than once. Anelka pointed out that the French league is not easy, but the English Premier League is the most difficult league.

And Anelka continued his advice to Mbappe: “So, if you want to be among the best, you have to do what you are doing in Paris, but in the ranks of Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City or Liverpool, or go to Spain and join Real Madrid, or Barcelona, ​​​​or Or maybe go to Italy, so you can look forward to shining even better on the world stage.”

Mbappe participated with the French national team in four matches during Euro 2020, he did not score any goal, and missed the last penalty kick against Switzerland in the final price.