The start of a £364m relationship! Mbappe trains with Neymar for the first time as PSG get ready to unleash record-breaking duo


Paris Saint-Germain hope this is the £364million partnership that will fire them to Champions League glory.
Kylian Mbappe teamed up with Neymar on Wednesday afternoon in their first training session together since the teenage hotshot completed his initial loan move from Monaco in a deal worth £166m.
And PSG manager Unai Emery is expected to unleash Mbappe alongside world record £198m signing Neymar when they travel to Metz in Ligue 1 on Friday night.
On a busy day in the French capital, Mbappe was officially unveiled as a PSG player at the Parc des Princes before the squad trained at the club’s Centre Ooredoo complex.
And the pair looked delighted to be on the same team, sharing a handshake and a smile as the cameras watched on.
Mbappe’s family were present at the Parc des Princes to see the 18-year-old presented with the No 29 shirt as the seal was set on an initial loan deal that will become permanent for £166m next year.
The teenager sat alongside PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi for his formal unveiling, with the club at pains to emphasise how the Parisian teenager had grown up supporting the club.
‘It gives me great pleasure to join one of the biggest clubs in the world, which possesses the ingredients to become the best,’ he said.
‘Back in May, I was in the frame of mind that I would stay with Monaco. Certain events changed my mind.
‘It was important not to leave the France. It was important to return to the city where I grew up.

Mbappe insisted that it wasn’t PSG’s world record capture of Brazilian star Neymar from Barcelona that convinced him to return to Paris.
‘He is an additional advantage. It is extraordinary to play with him. However, I came for the project,’ he said.
And that project starts at Metz on Friday, before PSG begin their Champions League campaign with a visit to Celtic next Tuesday. A home fixture with Lyon follows on Sunday September 17.


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