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Arsenal plot cunning plan to lure Kylian Mbappe to the club

The Monaco striker has been told he will play as centre forward as he Gunners refuse to give up the chase

ARSENAL want Kylian Mbappe to snub Real Madrid and have promised the whizkid first team football as an incentive.

The young Frenchman, 18, has been one of the stand out players in Europe this season after netting 22 times in 37 appearances.

Kylian Mbappe has been promised first team football if he joins Arsenal in the summer

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Kylian Mbappe has been promised first team football if he joins Arsenal in the summer

Mbappe’s excellent performances have seen Monaco slap a £85million price tag on his head.

And the Mail are reporting that the Gunners are willing to fork out the huge sum to land him but Real, Manchester United, City and Juventus are all chasing.

One of the ways they are trying to convince Mbappe to come to the Emirates in the promise have playing regularly and as a centre forward.

There is a danger that Mbappe could be played out of position if he moves to Madrid with Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale all taking up the front three positions.

Arsenal want Kylian Mbappe to snub Real Madird and move to the Emirates in the summer

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Arsenal want Kylian Mbappe to snub Real Madird and move to the Emirates in the summer
Kylian Mbappe has had an amazing goalscoring month for Monaco

Kylian Mbappe burst onto the scene for Monaco this season

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Kylian Mbappe burst onto the scene for Monaco this season

Arsene Wenger tried to by Mbappe when the striker was 16

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Arsene Wenger tried to by Mbappe when the striker was 16

Arsene Wenger is a huge fan on the striker and failed in a attempt to sign him when he was 16.

The Gunners boss even visited Mbappe at his home last season to try and convince him to join him in North London.

But with Europe's elite now circling and the Gunners looking likely to miss out on Champions League football next season, their chance of signing Mbappe look slim.

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