Speaking in an interview with France Football following his obtention of the inaugural Trophée Kopa, designated to the best footballer under the age of 21 over the course of the 2018 calendar year, Kylian Mbappé appeared to make a play to bring Ajax defensive midfielder Frenkie de Jong to the club.
“He is a player who really impressed me during our two matches with the Netherlands. His vision and the quality of his passing that breaks the lines make him very valuable, especially because he also intercepts a considerable amount of balls. Honestly, he is very welcome in Paris! I said to him as much, because he would be enormous for us. After that, he will make his own choice…”