Will Kylian Mbappe replace Sadio Mane at Liverpool?
Speculations suggest Premier League leaders Liverpool could be in for a busy time whenever the summer transfer window opens. It has been reported that the Reds will chase Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe if they lose talisman Sadio Mane to Real Madrid. The Spanish giants are believed to be interested in Mane. Here's more on the same.
The Reds could demand in excess of £150m for Mane
According to a report in Metro, Real manager Zinedine Zidane has made no secret of his admiration for Mane. The versatile player is 28 and is in the right moment of his career to make a switch. Liverpool want to keep hold of Mane, however, they could demand in excess of £150m if the star player shows his desire to move to the Bernabeu.
Mane has been producing the goods
Mane is set to complete four seasons at Liverpool. The Senegalese winger has amassed 77 goals in 161 matches across competitions. He has won the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup with the club. Mane is a celebrated figure and is widely admired by fans. The former Southampton ace had earlier signed a new deal 18 months ago.
Kylian Mbappe could be a valuable addition
In 2017, French champions PSG signed Mbappe from Monaco on a loan deal which was later made permanent for £165.7m. The youngster, who is a FIFA World Cup winner, has already amassed 90 goals in just 120 matches for PSG. He is versatile and can bolster Liverpool's attacking line. Mbappe is one of the rising superstars and Liverpool will need to spend a lot.
What's the scenario at the moment?
The report claims that Real are in touch with Mane's representatives and the response has been positive. If the Reds get a desired amount for Mane, they could then tempt Mbappe. According to The Sun. Liverpool are the best in the world at the moment and could be in a position to sanction a world record £250m move for Mbappe.