Invited to join Serie A, Kylian Mbappé recalled his preference for AC Milan.
Kylian Mbappé stirs up lusts. This is especially true in Madrid where Merengue supporters have already forgiven his volte-face last spring and hope to see Florentino Perez go back on the offensive in order to attract the Bondynois to the European champions. The former Monegasque is also a dream in Liverpool where the Reds have already tried several times to recruit him.
But the little sentence launched by Kylian Mbappé on the sidelines of the ceremony organized by FIFA for the awarding of The Best Trophies is also likely to cause a lot of talk in Italy and more particularly in Milan. As he walked behind his father on the Salle Pleyel red carpet, the tricolor world champion was obviously invited to join Serie A. And the response from the top scorer in Ligue 1 was categorical. “If I come, it’s only AC Milan”he thus retorted tit for tat.
Kylian Mbappé questioned about a transfer to Serie A!
“If I come it’s only AC Milan” 🔴⚫ pic.twitter.com/EsvK4n9SWD
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His affection for AC Milan is not recent. “My link with AC Milan is special. When I was a child, I had an Italian nanny and spent a lot of time with her family, who were all AC Milan fans. So, thanks to them, I also cheered on the Rossoneri and watched a lot of Milan games,” he confided last spring to the Gazzetta dello Sport, adding: “I’ve always said: if I play in Italy, it will only be there. On the other hand, if I had said the opposite, they would have killed me…”