Sunday June 11 2017
PSG rival Madrid for Mbappe?

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly launched a fresh assault to snatch Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe from under Real Madrid’s noses.

According to L’Equipe, PSG’s new sporting director Antero Henrique has “arrived with force” and already contracted Mbappe’s camp about the possibility of a transfer.

Furthermore, relations between Monaco and PSG “are good” for the Frenchman to make the move, to the extent that both club could meet in the next few days.

Friday June 9 2017
Bale sale for Mbappe deal?

Real Madrid will only sign Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe this summer if Gareth Bale leaves the Bernabeu, say reports in Spain.

According to Marca, Los Blancos would need to sell one of their star attacking players and the Welshman is likely to be the fall guy in Zinedine Zidane’s squad.

Bale, who has been once again linked with Manchester United in recent weeks, has clarified he is happy in Madrid even if he is not a first-team starter, but the reports believes he could be persuaded into a return to England.

Wednesday May 31 2017
Mbappe clarifies ZZ comments

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe has clarified comments on Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane stating he dreamt ‘of the player, not the Coach’.

The 18-year-old Frenchman idolised Zidane’s playing career when growing up and that has led to speculation his presence at the Bernabeu could influence the teenager’s transfer decision this summer.

"I dreamed of Zidane the player, not the Coach," Mbappe told reporters at a training camp for the French national squad.

Monday May 29 2017
RM 'would welcome Mbappe' - Varane

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is hopeful his compatriot Kylian Mbappe will eventually join him at the Bernabeu.

The teenage Monaco striker has been linked with a big-money move to the Spanish champions for months and Varane believes ‘it would be a pleasure’ to share the same dressing room.

"Mbappe is a very good youngster with a huge potential," Varane told Telefoot, as quoted by AS.

Tuesday May 23 2017
Mbappe: I need to play

Monaco’s in-demand striker Kylian Mbappe has said his future will depend on where he is guaranteed first-team football and any move will be his choice.

The teenage striker has been linked with a host of clubs including Real Madrid and Manchester United this summer after leading Monaco to the Ligue 1 title and the semi-finals of the Champions League.

"All I want to do is play. I'm at an age where I have to play,” Mbappe told BeIn Sports in an interview.

Saturday May 20 2017
Monaco: Mbappe has no price

Monaco Vice-President Vadim Vasilyev has warned Real Madrid that Kylian Mbappe “has no price” as “we’re ready to refuse €100m.”

Zinedine Zidane has made no secret of his admiration for Mbappe, whose 26 goals and 14 assists fired Monaco to their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years and the Champions League semi-finals, but Vasilyev made it clear his club would not sell the attacker on their own accord.

“Kylian Mbappe has no price. If he wants to leave then we’ll discuss it,” he told Maxifoot.

Thursday May 18 2017
Mbappe like Neymar - Benz

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe is a very similar attacking talent as Neymar, according to Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

The 18-year-old has netted 24 goals in an incredible breakthrough season at Stade Louis II, having only previously found the net once in eleven appearances prior to the campaign.

"What Mbappe is doing in Ligue 1 and even more so in the Champions League in Monaco's great run is exceptional,” Benzema is quoted as saying by L’Equipe.

“The last player who seemed as good and precocious at this level? Neymar.

Friday April 21 2017
Mbappe at Monaco 'for one more year'

Former Monaco and Barcelona winger Ludovic Giuly believes striker Kylian Mbappe will stay at the Ligue 1 club ‘for another year’.

The teenage striking sensation has made waves across European football this year leading him to be linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United, but Giuly – representing Monaco at the Champions League draw – is confident he will stay in France for one more season.

Thursday April 20 2017
No RM Mbappe contact, say Monaco

Monaco sporting director Antonio Cordon confirmed Real Madrid have not been in contact over a transfer for striker Kylian Mbappe.

The comments came after the 18-year-old striking sensation netted in Wednesday’s 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund – his fifth goal in only four Champions League matches, which helped see the Ligue 1 club join Madrid in the last four.

"Have Real Madrid contacted us for Mbappe? The truth is they haven't,” Cordon told Cadena Ser.

Friday April 14 2017
Madrid closing in on Mbappe option

Real Madrid are hoping to soon have an option on Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe with a view to completing his transfer in 2018, reports say.

Marca claim Madrid’s most recent scouting report on the teenager urges Los Blancos to sign Mbappe and the club have already started the procedure, and the deal could be concluded this summer.

Monaco are holding out for a fee in the region of €100m to sell Mbappe outright while Madrid are mulling over if it would be better to make the deal for this summer or to wait until next year.

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