Manchester United have offered AS Monaco a world record €110m for their prized player Kylian Mbappe, according to reports from Cope in Spain.
Cope go on to say Monaco have rejected the bid because they have no intention to sell and also report there has been no verbal interest from Real Madrid.
— El Partidazo de COPE (@partidazocope) March 22, 2017
Mbappe, 18, is one of the most sought after prospects in world football. He’s been nothing short of incredible this season; he has 12 goals and five assists in 11 Ligue 1 appearances, including 11 goals in just his last nine games. At any level in a top European league, that’s a world class return and he’s still only a teenager.
Plenty of United fans would have seen just how good he is during Monaco’s two games against Manchester City as they knocked them out of the UEFA Champions League but if Cope are correct, €110m for a teenager? The world truly has gone mad.
One thing is for sure – Jose Mourinho will want to sign a new striker this summer. Our major problem this year hasn’t been a lack of creating chances, it’s been finishing them. With a conversion rate of less than 10% in the league, it’s clear where United need to improve and whether that is Mbappe or not remains to be seen but Mourinho will strengthen our attacking options.