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Video: Kylian Mbappe reacts to being a Newcastle player on Football Manager

There is a good chance Kylian Mbappe isn’t signing for Newcastle United or any Premier League club any time soon as the PSG striker showed his concerns about the cold English weather during a light-hearted moment with Antoine Griezmann.

The forward duo is currently travelling with the France squad for the upcoming Euros as the Barcelona man boasted about his Football Manager prowess.

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While sat alongside fellow FM enthusiast Ousmane Dembele, the former Atletico Madrid forward revealed how he’s led the Tyneside-based club to five trophies in a season on the popular football simulation game.

Griezmann continued to revel in his FM skills when he informed Mbappe that he’s bought him for Newcastle United in a £134 million deal. But the PSG striker appeared less than impressed with the revelation.

Check out the video and a translated transcript of the conversation below –

AG: Guigui (cameraman), I’m going to show you my 2027 trophy list. With Newcastle! PL Champion, FA Cup, CL, Community Shield and super cup! 5 titles! What a manager… I am in the pantheon of English football. Ousmane tell them!!

OD: Not too bad, not too bad…

AG: Come on tell them!

OD: Yeah not too bad, that’s a decent trophy list.

AG: Quintuple! (laughs and points at Ousmane) He’s salty!

OD: Not at all. I have nothing to prove. Nothing to prove…

AG: (To Kylian) Hey, I bought you for Newcastle. Bought you for 134 million.

KM: Where?

AG: Newcastle!

KM: Newcastle?

AG: Yep, Newcastle.

KM: Not very warm there….

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By Surjit Patowary

Extremely passionate, detail-oriented when it comes to football. Obsessed with the news. Fact-checking is life!

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