Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Monaco eager for Mbappe to stay amid Madrid links

Monaco would 'refuse an offer of €100m' from Real Madrid for Kylian Mbappe Monaco: Mbappe has no price
Isaac Mcdaniel | 22 May, 2017, 17:34

Real Madrid have had a world-record bid rejected by Monaco for 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe, according to reports.

United boss Jose Mourinho apparently has Mbappe on his radar as he looks to revamp his squad with a £200m splurge this summer.

Mbappe, dubbed the new Thierry Henry, has been linked to Real Madrid and Manchester United and it would be hard for Monaco to resist an eye-watering offer for the 18-year-old.

"My future? For the moment I do not know", Mbappe admitted in an interview with French outlet Telefoot. Vadim Vasilyev knows that too - all he's trying to do is manipulate the conversation so that any talk of a move for Mbappe is paired with discussions about Paul Pogba-level money. If he wants to leave then we'll discuss it.

Naturally, Monaco will be desperate to keep hold of him for the foreseeable future as they eye further honours both domestically and in Europe, but it could be hard to refuse the huge figures reportedly being offered even if this specific bid never happened.

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Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match
I'm happy for Danny as well. "This is a phase where we have to win every game, which we know". He is a big manager so to have that record.is something that is not normal", Mourinho said.

"We want to keep him for at least one more season so he can continue his formidable progression and help us dream bigger". When players leave Lique one for a more advanced league, they usually have problems.

"Our wish is to extend Mbappe's contract, that's a certainty. We've all been focused, otherwise we wouldn't have won this title".

The teenager has enjoyed a spectacular breakthrough season, with the hugely talented young striker having scored 26 goals in 43 games across all competitions and has also earned two caps for the France national team.

However, it remains to be seen if Mbappe and Monaco can resist the overtures from top clubs.

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