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Kylian Mbappe casts huge doubts over his Monaco future after latest comments

The in-demand 18-year-old has garnered interest from Arsenal, PSG, Manchester United and Manchester City following a terrific season

THE speculation surrounding the future of Kylian Mbappe at Monaco continues, after reportedly saying, “I do not know if i will stay.”

The 18-year-old prospect has attracted interest from a number of Europe’s biggest clubs, but Monaco could be set to offer him a new £100,000-per-week contract.

Kylian Mbappe finished the season with 26 goals in all competitions

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Kylian Mbappe finished the season with 26 goals in all competitions

Mbappe aided Monaco's first Ligue 1 title win in 17 years

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Mbappe aided Monaco’s first Ligue 1 title win in 17 years

When questioned by MARCA about his future with the French club, the youngster replied: “I do not know if I’m staying in Monaco.”

The France international is taking part with Monaco’s pre-season training, but he is still undecided whether he will play the upcoming campaign in Ligue 1.


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Following a training session, the striker signed autographs for the kids, but refused to answer any questions relating to Real Madrid.

Despite already signing Alexandre Lacazette, the Gunners are desperate to sign Mbappe.

According to France Football, Arsene Wenger could be willing to fork out £130million for the Frenchman’s signature.

The Arsenal boss held a three-hour meeting with the youngster last month to discuss his future.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could be preparing a club-record bid for the 18-year-old

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could be preparing a club-record bid for the 18-year-old

The youngster is a target Zinedine Zidane's plans, but the Madrid boss cannot guarantee his immediate first-team football

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The youngster is a target Zinedine Zidane’s plans, but the Madrid boss cannot guarantee his immediate first-team football

Arsenal will not be alone in their quest to secure the Monaco ace – Real Madrid, Manchester City, PSG and Chelsea also in the running.

Paris Saint-Germain are willing to spend big in order to land Mbappe and have been in discussion with the youngster to persuade him into a transfer to Unai Emery’s side.

Mbappe has demanded first-team football if he does move, which is the issue that is halting a potential move to Real Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane is unable to promise that the striker will instantly cement a regular role within his side.

Mbappe holds the record of Monaco's youngster ever scorer - aged 17 years, 62 days

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Mbappe holds the record of Monaco’s youngster ever scorer – aged 17 years, 62 days

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has contacted Mbappe in an attempt to bring him to the Etihad

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has contacted Mbappe in an attempt to bring him to the Etihad

Spanish football journalist Graham Hunter told Sky Sports that Pep Guardiola has been in contact with Mbappe in a bid to bring him to the Premier League.

The Manchester City boss claimed that the Etihad is the best place for Mbappe’s professional progression.

Mbappe came to the world’s attention after scoring goals in each of his first four Champions League games.

His input helped Monaco to their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years – scoring 15 league goals through the campaign.


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