NEWS | 26/06/2019"You have chosen Real Madrid because it was your biggest wish and from today it becomes your greatest challenge", said Florentino Pérez.
"We want to perfect and improve the high quality of a team that has enhanced the history of Real Madrid. We’re incorporating great players that will stimulate intense emotions for all of us who love Real Madrid".
"Today we welcome someone who has been chosen as the best left back in the French League the last two seasons. Ferland Mendy, you have chosen Real Madrid and from today it becomes your biggest challenge. We know that big clubs in Europe wanted you for their future projects".
"You have decided to put on the Real Madrid jersey because this was your biggest wish. Your talent, quality and also, of course, the work and sacrifice that have accompanied you throughout your career has brought you here. You are a great example of overcoming and never giving up in life".
"You are a full international with France. Everyone talks about you as one of the great emerging players in French football. A powerful, fast player, with great anticipation and vision that allows you to join the attack with danger. From this moment, Real Madrid is part of your life. This stadium is your home and we will do everything possible so that you and your family can be happy with the support of these great Real Madrid fans".
Mendy: "Thank you to the president for his confidence"
"It's an honour to be at this club, the biggest club in the world. Thank you to the president for his confidence and many thanks to the club. Hala Madrid!".
Signing of his contract
Before the presentation, Mendy signed his new contract in the boardroom at the stadium accompanied by Florentino Pérez. After the signing, the French defender received a watch, a replica of the Santiago Bernabéu and a jersey with his name on.