Monaco sporting director Antonio Cordon has confirmed Manchester United target Kylian Mbappe has a release clause in his contract.
He’s enjoyed an incredible rise to prominence this season and has been breaking records as the first player to score in all four of his first Champions League knockout games.
Mbappe has been linked to Europe’s elite this season and reports claim Monaco turned down a world record €110m bid earlier in the season for his services as they have no intention to sell.
Speaking about Mbappe’s future, Cordon also confirmed Real Madrid have not yet made a bid for his services.
“The truth is they haven’t,” he said.
“I hope that Mbappe continues with us for a long time and gives us many great nights of football. He is a player that has had an important progression and has deserved it. He is going strong.
“Only time will tell. There are many factors to consider in order for a player to succeed. He is still very young. We will see what happens this summer – we expect it to be a long one.
“I hope he stays for the good of Monaco, but we know how the market works and what football is like. He has a clause and it’s quite a lot of money. I don’t know exactly how much, but it’s a lot.”
He’s surprisingly named the price Mourinho must pay for Mbappe and it’ll be interesting to see how his future pans out following an excellent start to life at Monaco.
Mourinho has proven he can be very persuasive but there’s no doubt he’ll face stiff competition for a player of Mbappe’s quality.