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Kylian Mbappé going home to Paris with sights on Neymar partnership

France's forward Kylian Mbappe (2R) poses with fans before a training session in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on August 28, 2017, as part of the team's preparation for the FIFA World Cup...

When Kylian Mbappé completes a move to Paris Saint‑Germain which values him as the second most expensive player ever, he will return to the city where it all began. Just over a dozen years ago a young Mbappé begged his father to sign him up at the local club of the suburb where they lived in the French capital.

Antonio Conte defends Chelsea policy of loaning out young players

Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 20, 2017 in London, England.

Antonio Conte has sought to justify Chelsea’s policy of loaning out a squad of players while he pushes the board to make further senior signings by Thursday’s transfer deadline. He argues that the youngsters are not ready for the champions’ first team and that involvement would risk damaging their long-term development.