Reds could ‘take advantage’ of Mbappe contract situation

Stephen Killen
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The Reds could take advantage of Kylian Mbappe’s contract saga with Real Madrid ‘desperate’ to sign the Frenchman according to Mundo Deportivo.

However, as a result of the current circumstances Los Blancos would struggle to finance the deal, the report explains.

This is just the latest twist in the Paris Saint Germain forwards contract situation, with Liverpool keeping a keen eye as it unravels.

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Intensifying Interest

Over the weekend it was reported that playing in Ligue 1 was ‘limiting’ his potential which opened the door to an exit from the Parc des Princes.

Despite being in his early years as a professional footballer, Mbappe already has a plethora of achievements under his belt, including a World Cup winners medal.

Despite reports of a departure from recently appointed head coach, Mauricio Pochettino’s, ranks.

The former-Monaco man has confessed his happiness in Paris, speaking to Telefoot he said: “We are discussing with the club to find a project.

Mbappe continued: “I said I am also reflecting because if I sign it is to invest in the long term at Paris Saint-Germain.

“I am very happy here. I have always been very happy.”

As Liverpool hit a bump in the road which saw them go four games without a goal.

As did the 22-year-old as he went three games without a goal.

That was soon brushed aside as he fired in a brace against Montpellier last weekend.

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Busy Liverpool Summer?

Whatever the fee may be for Mbappe, it will surely be astronomical.

Transfer Markt currently values the four-time French champions at £162 million.

As this story develops, it poses a mouthwatering prospect and with the winter transfer window edges towards a conclusion.

This opens up – what could be – a very busy summer for Jurgen Klopp and the Reds.

Reported Real Madrid interest

In Mundo Deportivo’s report, it explains that Zinedine Zidane’s side will need to offload on their books in order to finance a deal for arguably Europe’s hottest prospects.

Due to current financial restrictions due to the pandemics circumstances, the Spaniards are hoping he stalls on the talks which would allow him to leave on a free transfer.

He has just 18 months remaining on his current deal.

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