Neymar and Kylian Mbappe PSG futures not guaranteed, says Thomas Tuchel
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 26/05/19 1:37pm
Thomas Tuchel says he cannot guarantee Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will be at Paris Saint-Germain next season, although he wants them to stay with the French champions.
Mbappe revealed last week that he was considering his future after admitting he was open to a "new project", although PSG later released a statement insisting the France World Cup winner would be staying.
Neymar has been regularly linked with a switch to Real Madrid since he moved to Paris from Barcelona in the summer of 2017 for a world-record fee of £198m.
When asked about the speculation surrounding the futures of Neymar and Mbappe, Tuchel - in Monaco for Sunday's Grand Prix - told Sky Sports F1: "I am used to this. Now it is May, the stuff that I say now might not be true next month.
"Things are like they are, there is a lot of speculation which means we have a lot of quality and talent.
"My wish as a manager and as a coach is clear, I want all my players to stay at PSG and stay with our project. The work is not finished, it has just started.
"My wish is clear, but I can't promise as that would be naïve and I don't want to be naïve in this business."
PSG announced on Saturday that Tuchel had signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2021.
The German was appointed as Unai Emery's successor last summer and led PSG to the Ligue 1 title during his debut campaign.
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