"Coming back to Paris was key" claims Mbappe at PSG unveiling

Parisian Mbappe will spend the season on loan at his hometown club from Monaco before completing a £165m permanent move next year.

Mbappe, who scored his first goal for France against the Netherlands last week, said his move to PSG was also driven by the fact that the club was extremely ambitious.

"My price is anecdotal - it will not weigh me down". "So it was up to me and I chose to come here in order to develop".

"And win right away".

The 18-year-old will make his Euro debut against Celtic on Tuesday and reckons Unai Emery's side can go all the way.

Mbappe's arrival in the capital follows the world-record signing of Neymar from Barcelona, and the Frenchman is eager to continue his development alongside a highly accomplished cast of players.

Mbappe acknowledged that the chance to form a partnership with the Brazilian striker was an incentive, but had not been a deciding factor in the decision to make the move.

"He is an additional advantage", he said.

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"It will be an extraordinary experience to play with him".

"For me, it was important to come back to my town".

"In May I thought I would have stayed at Monaco, that's what I told to clubs that wanted to sign me". "There were events that have changed my opinion".

"It was also important to not leave France after just six months playing at the top level, and it was important to return to the city where I was born and where I grew up".

"I will speak about it very soon and say everything that happened".

"The coach has been very clear with me about how he wants to use me".

PSG chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi faced questions at the unveiling about UEFA opening a financial fair play investigation into the club.

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