When will Kylian Mbappe make his Real Madrid debut?

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith
  • 20 Jun 2024 10:00 CDT
  • 3 min read
Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid, 2023/24

Kylian Mbappe has finally joined Real Madrid on a free transfer after years of speculation.

The Frenchman has been linked with the Santiago Bernabeu club since his breakthrough onto the senior stage with AS Monaco and his move will officially be completed on 1 July.

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Mbappe opted against activating the one-year contract extension option in his PSG deal in order to join the likes of Vinicius Junior, Jude Bellingham and Rodrygo at Real Madrid.

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His presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu is scheduled for 16 July, two days after the Euro 2024 final, and Mbappe will form a star-studded attack under Carlo Ancelotti’s reign.

Fresh from winning the Champions League, Real Madrid haven’t rested on their laurels and will be hoping to retain the trophy after adding Mbappe and Endrick to their ranks.

With Mbappe’s move now confirmed, when will he first appear in the famous Los Blancos shirt?

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When is Kylian Mbappe’s Real Madrid debut?

Mbappe is likely to make his unofficial Real Madrid debut against AC Milan on 31 July. Carlo Ancelotti’s side will face the Italian giants in a pre-season friendly at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Los Blancos will also play pre-season friendlies against Barcelona and Chelsea during their USA tour.

Mbappe is then set to make his official debut against Atalanta in the UEFA Super Cup on 14 August.

Kylian Mbappe has left PSG as their all-time record goalscorer
© IMAGO - Kylian Mbappe has left PSG as their all-time record goalscorer

The Frenchman’s LaLiga debut will come against Mallorca just days later on either 17 or 18 August. Los Blancos will play their opening LaLiga match of the season versus Javier Aguirre’s side and Mbappe is likely to make his league debut in the game, if he is available for selection.

His first El Clasico will come on Matchday 11, with Real Madrid set to host Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu on either 26 or 27 October.

Mbappe will play his first Champions League game for Real Madrid in September.

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