Kylian Mbappe could choose to leave Paris Saint-Germain sooner than expected due to a clause in his new contract, according to reports.
Mbappe ended speculation about a move to long-term admirers Real Madrid by signing a new deal with the French capital club in May, agreeing to terms until the end of the 2024/25 season.
According to L'Equipe, however, that three-year deal is in actuality a two-year contract with an extra optional year - one that can only be triggered with the consent of the player.
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That means that Mbappe could leave on a free a year sooner than previously reported.
The nature of what would be an expiring contract after next season may also prompt Real Madrid and other suitors to re-engage PSG in talks over the player's signing if the French club wish to receive a transfer fee for the forward.
Mbappe has made a fine start to the season in the French capital, scoring seven times in Ligue 1 and striking twice as the club began their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win against Juventus last week.

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That is despite alleged tension with forward colleague Neymar, who appeared annoyed by Mbappe's decision to shoot himself rather than square the ball for the Brazilian in a better position during that Juventus win.
Manager Christophe Galtier, who succeeded Mauricio Pochettino at PSG this summer, has dismissed any talk of a rift between the pair.
"The relationship between Kylian and Ney is good and I’m not waffling here," Galtier said.
"Having spoken with Kylian, who I think spoke about it with Neymar... they’re together in training exercises, they’re often together in the warm-ups."
Mbappe also insisted that, while their relationship does blow hot and cold, he and Neymar remain focussed on the success of their club: "This is the sixth year with Neymar. We have always had a relationship like this, based on respect, but sometimes with warmer and colder moments. It is the nature of our relationship.

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"I have a lot of respect for the player that he is. When you have two players with such a strong character, you have moments like that, but always with respect and in the interest of PSG."
PSG face Maccabi Haifa in their second Champions League Group H game on Wednesday.
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