The youngster was one of the most highly sought-after talents across the world throughout the summer – with Monaco desperately trying to keep hold of their highly-rated talent.
However, once big money moves from the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain were rumoured, it was always an uphill task for the Ligue 1 champions to keep their man.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed Arsenal held an interest in the player, but now Mbappe has revealed the reasons behind his decision – and it seems Neymar played a part.
The French international claims he was already interested in a move across France to the “ambitious” PSG, but their world-record capture of the Barcelona star turned his head even more.
“Great players make history in their own country,” Mbappe told Telefoot.
“If I had left France after six months I would have left as an eternal hope.
“When you come to Paris you are at a club that has the ambition to be the best in the world, you have come to a club that wants to play in all the competitions.
“I’m going to give everything I have got to make history with PSG.
“Playing with Neymar is something extraordinary. PSG already interested me, but having Neymar is an additional boost.”