Real Madrid release details of Kylian Mbappe presentation and new shirt numbers

Real Madrid have confirmed Kylian Mbappe will be presented to their fnas next week in an event at the Santiago Bernabeu. Los Blancos will open the doors of the stadium in an event expected to come close to the 70,000 fans that came out to see Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009.

An official statement from Los Blancos confirmed Mbappe would greet the fans at 12:00 CEST on Tuesday the 16th of July at the Bernabeu. Beforehand, President Florentino Perez will greet Mbappe at the training facilities and Mbappe will sign a five-year deal. After the presentation to the fans, Mbappe will appear in front of the media for the first time as a Real Madrid player.

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Los Blancos also confirmed shirt number changes: Mbappe will also wear the number nine shirt, with Eduardo Camavinga taking Nacho Fernandez’s number six. Fede Valverde inherits Toni Kroos’ eight, Aurelien Tchouameni takes over 14, Arda Guler 15 and Jesus Vallejo takes the 18 on his return from a loan at Granada, although he is expected to leave.

Mbappe joins on a free from Paris Saint-Germain, seven years after Los Blancos first tried to sign him as a professional from AS Monaco. After he turned Real Madrid down in 2022, it’s a day that has been dreamed of for a long time in the Spanish capital, and Perez will have the satisfaction of finally getting his man. Real Madrid are also expected to make a call on whether he needs surgery the same day after he undergoes a medical.

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