Kylian Mbappe: Reason why Chelsea opted against signing PSG star REVEALED by insider

The Paris Saint-Germain hitman was on trial with the Premier League side back in 2012 at the tender age of 12.

Mbappe impressed the west London club, but not enough to be handed a contract, though they did offer him a second trial.

The France international’s mother didn’t take too kindly to the club’s decision and , which could have resulted in the Blues landing one of the best players on the planet.

And according to Boga, Mbappe wasn’t offered a deal because he didn’t track back enough.

“Defensively, he wasn’t there yet,” Boga told  when discussing Mbappe’s trial at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground.

“When he got the ball, he was unbelievable, but without the ball, he didn’t work a lot.

“Chelsea wanted to see him again to see how he could improve on this. I think that’s why they asked him back.

“He did skillful things and dribbled well.

“So, maybe the things they wanted to see in the second trial was improved work on the defensive side.

“They should have signed him. To be fair, though, it is easy to say that now.

“But, at the time, had a good squad.”

Chelsea’s loss proved to be Monaco’s gain as the Frenchman scored 27 goals in three seasons at the Stade Louis II.

Source: https://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/1017220/Kylian-Mbappe-Transfer-News-Chelsea-Trial-2012-Premier-League-News-And-Gossip

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