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Mbappe idolises Ronaldo and would love to join Real Madrid

Having shared a dressing room with Kylian Mbappe for several seasons, former teammate Jese believes the France ace would be a perfect fit at the Bernabeu.

According to his former team-mate in the French capital, Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe would jump at the chance to join Real Madrid especially since the PSG ace’s future has been called into question regularly in recent months, as talks to extend his contract at Parc des Princes have made little progress.

The 22-year-old forward’s current deal expires at the end of the 2021-22 season, and if negotiations do not prosper PSG would be forced to choose between cashing in on one of their most valuable assets or risking a free transfer 18 months from now.

Madrid has long been touted as a likely destination for Mbappe should he choose to leave, and Jese, who has represented both the Spanish giants and PSG, is certain the forward would relish such a move.

“He would love to go to Real Madrid,” the forward explained to El Partizado de COPE on Wednesday.

“His idol has always been Cristiano [Ronaldo]. He loves Madrid and I am sure he will play there one day.”

Jese, 27, is currently at Las Palmas after seeing his time at both Madrid and PSG marred by injury misfortune and poor playing form.

His contract at Parc des Princes was terminated in December after featuring just once for the club in the 2020-21 season and he is now hoping to rebuild his career at his hometown club.

Credit: Football Tribe Malaysia