Football Transfers: Big clubs target French duo Kante and Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe is the hottest property in world football right now while N'Golo Kante is being pursued by the elite clubs across Europe. Manchester United have given up on Alex Sandra and eye a cheaper alternative while Juventus are interested in Atletico Madrid's captain. Further, Riyad Mahrez's move to City is in doubt. Here are the top transfer rumors from today's European papers.
Manchester teams eye PSG's Mbappe
Manchester United and Manchester City are set to battle it out for Paris Saint-Germain star teenager Kylian Mbappe, according to reports in England. PSG are currently being investigated by UEFA over their lavish spending and they might have to sell the teenager to meet the 'Financial Fair Play' regulations. Manchester outfits will be ready to sign Mbappe in case PSG find themselves in trouble.
Mahrez's City transfer could break down
Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez's move to Manchester City might not materialize because of his demands. City have been interested in the Algerian international and are ready to pay £75 million for him. However, Mahrez is demanding a cut of the profit from his transfer and Leicester City might not be willing to accept this term.
Kante is the most wanted in Europe
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are all fighting it out to sign Chelsea mid-fielder N'Golo Kante, as per reports in France. The little Frenchman is one of the best players in his position in the world right now. European elite are circling around him as Chelsea will not be playing the Champions League next season. Therefore, Kante might seek a new home.
Juventus want Atletico's Godin
Serie A champions Juventus have turned their attention to Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin as they might lose Medhi Benatia and Daniele Rugani. Chelsea are keen on snapping Rugani, and there is uncertainty over the future of Benatia in Turin. Juventus management is seeing Godin as the right player to replace them.
Manchester United line up Jose Gayà as Sandro's alternative
Premier League giants Manchester United have given up on Juventus left-back Alex Sandro. They have turned their attention to Jose Gayà. United are not willing to meet the transfer fee demands of Juventus and find Valencia's Jose Gayà as a much cheaper alternative. Gayà is expected to cost around £30 million.