PSG: Mbappe arrives in Qatar for mini-internship, entire group


Kylian Mbappe arrived in Qatar on Monday morning for a PSG mini-internship, the day after his third consecutive title of Player of the League 1 season. He will return to France in the evening with the rest of the group.


PSG Group gears up for a two-day mini-camp in Qatar. Kylian Mbappe, Marquinhos, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Nuno Mendes arrive in Doha on Monday morning after attending the UNFP Trophy ceremony in Paris on Sunday. Mbappé, voted the best Ligue 1 player for the third year in a row, posted two messages on Instagram in the private jet: one during the flight, the other before landing. Ditto was voted the best goalkeeper in the championship for Gianluigi Donnarumma (who comes in with an injury to the palm of his hand).

Kylian Mbappe's Instagram story before landing in Qatar
Kylian Mbappe’s Instagram story before landing in Qatar © Capture Instagram

Nuno Mendes, named in the Best Hope category, and Marquinhos, who appeared in the elite team, also shared photos of their arrival in Qatar, where their teammates arrived on Sunday, the day after the victory in Montpellier (0-4). Two day mini course. It will be devoted to meetings with the club’s sponsors after being postponed at the center of last winter due to the coronavirus crisis. Mbappe was pushed to attend the ceremony, despite the camp’s programming ahead of the season’s last match against Metz, Saturday (9 p.m.). He won his case, as did the rest of his teammates who impressed with the awards.

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Decision on his future before May 28

At the end of his contract with PSG on 30 June, Mbappe was showered with questions about his future during the ceremony. Rather on reserve, the player eventually admitted that his “choice was almost made”. He then told reporters that he would reveal it before the French team assembled for the League of Nations on May 28. The striker said he did not want to steal the show from the other winners of the evening by communicating his future during the UNFP Trophy.



“I made this mistake three years ago to monopolize the ceremony (when they asked for more responsibilities, editor’s note),” he said. I want to attend the ceremony, not seek glory, Is it fair on stage. (… ) We’ll know very quickly, it’s almost over.” His presence in Qatar will be evident as he returns to France with the group this Monday evening.


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