Kylian Mbappé is making headlines all over Europe, Kevin de Bruyne becomes the highest paid player in the Premier League, and Barça want to extend Pedri, here is your press review for Thursday, April 8, 2021.
“Thanks WHO? Thanks Kyky“
“Thanks in particular to a double from Kylian Mbappé, the Parisians signed a resounding feat against the reigning European champion“. Therefore The Parisian summarizes the victory of PSG against Bayern Munich (2-3). The Ile-de-France newspaper goes even further and thanks its double scorer in its inside pages: “thanks WHO ? Thanks Kyky“. After his double against the reigning European champion, Mbappé made the front page of all the newspapers. For The team, it is quite simply he who made the feat of PSG possible. Ace also makes its cover, evoking “another Mbappé festival“. The French even made the headlines of the Belgian press, like The last hour which title: “a Super Mbappé offers a great option for Parisians“. Finally, we also talk about this recital in Italy. The Gazzetta dello Sport He thus reserves a long article in his columns, to highlight a “Mbappé in charge“.
€ 23 million per year for De Bruyne
We learned on Wednesday that Kevin de Bruyne was extending the adventure with Manchester City. This Thursday, The Times gives us some figures concerning this signature. The Belgian midfielder has extended for Manchester City for four more seasons and according to the newspaper he has become the highest paid player in the Premier League with this new deal. He would pocket no less than £ 80m, or £ 20m per season, around € 23m per year!
Barça want to shield Pedri
Finally, the young Pedri makes the front page of Sport this Thursday. According to the Catalan newspaper, the Blaugrana club wants to shield its nugget. Indeed, the leaders intend to offer him a much better contract, in view of the nice performance that the 18-year-old already offers. But for the moment no amount has leaked yet.