Kylian Mbappe insists brilliant display against Barcelona will not impact on his PSG future
The France international produced a display out of the top drawer to help Paris Saint-Germain overcome Barcelona 4-1 at the Camp Nou in the Champions League. His hat-trick took the breath away and ensured PSG have one foot in the quarter finals of the competition, but questions still remain over his future
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona o
The 22-year-old scored a hat-trick of the highest class and following the game he was asked for thoughts on his future.
Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou on February 16, 2021 in Barcelona, Spain
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“It would be wrong to decide my future based on one match,” Mbappe told RMC. “This is a long-term decision.
I'm happy here and with this kind of game I'm even happier.
“The PSG shirt is one that I hold dear to my heart.”
Commenting on his display at the Camp Nou, Mbappe said: "We are very happy. It was a very important match for us. We wanted to come here and win. We did it with style
"I am happy. I always want to show my best. There has not always been success. But never in my life will I hide. Today I am benefiting from the hard work.”