Real Madrid Submit Bid For Kylian Mbappé

Kylian Mbappé

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly received a bid from Real Madrid for France striker Kylian Mbappé, who is thought to envisage his long-term future as being away from Ligue 1.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the Spanish giants have tabled a formal offer of €160 million for the 22-year-old. PSG, however, are yet to give the green light.

Paris Saint-Germain Receive Real Madrid Bid for France Striker Kylian Mbappé

Ligue 1 Side Unwilling to Sanction a Sale

Ligue 1 leaders PSG have been trying to tie Mbappé down to a long-term contract for several months, but have been unsuccessful in their efforts to agree a new deal with the World Cup winner, who has rejected their last three contract offers.

Mbappé is understood to be open to the idea of running down his current deal, which runs until the summer of 2022, if he is unable to secure a move to the Spanish capital before then.

The former Monaco forward grew up a huge admirer of La Liga juggernauts Real Madrid, idolising the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo – two men who have achieved legendary status with Los Blancos.

PSG have clearly not given up on their desire to keep Mbappé at the Parc des Princes for the long-term, with their persistence in attempting to tie the forward down to a new deal indicating that.

Mauricio Pochettino Expects Mbappé Stay

PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino has the task of harbouring the talents of an expensively-assembled squad, and the Argentine expects Mbappé to remain a part of that squad for at least the next year.

Addressing the player’s contractual situation, Pochettino recently told the media: “It’s clear that his contract runs for another year if he doesn’t extend it, so he’s a PSG player and we’re happy with him and, for what he shows me, he’s also happy with us.”

Nevertheless, Pochettino will perhaps be concerned with recent developments amid Real Madrid’s interest in the player. The arrival of Lionel Messi to the club appears to have done little to persuade Mbappé that his future lies in his homeland.

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