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Saudi League Director Trolled Over ‘Kind’ Kylian Mbappe Comments

Published 12/19/2023, 8:13 AM EST

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The future of Kylian Mbappe is always up in the air. The Parisian’s prowess is undeniable, as he often lights up the pitch with his clinical finishing and pace. Off the field, however, a whirlwind of speculation has surrounded his future, leaving many guessing his next move. Interestingly, as per two renowned podcasters, the Frenchman is constantly frightened of not getting an invitation to the Middle East. This wild guess from their side ended up with the Saudi Pro League director, Michael Emenalo, getting brutally trolled.

Many strongly believe that if Mbappe leaves PSG, it will be to find a home at his boyhood dream club, Real Madrid. However, what if the golden doors of Saudi Arabia were open to him? 

Michael Emenalo is extremely kind to Kylian Mbappe

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Recently, Michael Emelano was brutally trolled by The Gab and Juls Show’s Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens. Marcotti mocked Emenalo by saying, “My old friend Michael Emenalo, the sporting director of the Saudi Pro League, says that if Kylian Mbappe wants to come, there will be a team that makes space for him. That’s generous, right?

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After listening to Marcotti, Laurens quickly followed up on the trolling game. “So kind of him. Is it because it’s Christmas so he feels like very generous and because Kylian was really worried.” He further added that the 24-year-old was constantly worried about Cristiano Ronaldos Al-Nassr and Karim Benzema‘s Al-Iittihad not approaching him.

Later, he asked the PSG talisman not to worry, as after Emenalo’s assurance, it would be easy for Mbappe to find a club that would cover him in gold. Marcotti was quick to retort with humor, mentioning that the Frenchman was only concerned with earning experience. But, what was the offer from Saudi Arabia said to be like?

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Did Mbappe receive a lucrative offer from Al-Hilal?

Months ago, rumors spread that Mbappe received a colossal offer of $776 million from Neymar‘s Al-Hilal. This jaw-dropping amount even attracted the attention of NBA superstars LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Draymond Green. They hilariously requested that the country consider them as well.

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Nonetheless, later, the truth was revealed by Saudi Football Executive Saad Al Lazeez. He cleared the air by claiming that neither the recruitment commission nor Al-Hilal offered anything to Mbappe. Yet he assured that if skilled players want to move to the country, the door is always open. 

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