Kylian Mbappe’s father says the constant media speculation surrounding the Paris Saint-Germain star has become “embarrassing”.
The 20-year-old has been hailed as one of the world’s most promising players amid his incredible form in Ligue 1 and for France’s national team.
Although he is just a year into his contract with the capital club, the forward is continuously linked to a move Real Madrid, who are looking to replenish their attack after selling Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus last season.
And his father, Wilfried Mbappe, says he is fed up with the relentless rumours and lies being about his son.
“Before I read and watched everything, but not any more,” he told Le Parisien . “It’s like a chocolate cake, if you eat too much, then you get an upset stomach. Sometimes, there’s misinformation too.
“OK, Kylian is a public person, but I do not understand that there are everyday things about him. It’s embarrassing.
“I am no longer able to do things that were done every day. Sometimes we need peace. Today, everyone knows this name.”