Whilst analysing the Champions League Semi Final Draw, Zinedine Zidane had sprung a surprise by admitting Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe almost signed for Real Madrid.
The 18-year-old is one of Europe’s hottest properties at the moment and remains coveted by European football’s biggest clubs.
“He was almost signed by Madrid, but he went to Monaco,” Zidane he had said at a press conference. “We know he is very good, at his age he is doing something fantastic.”
Mbappe has been a subject of many transfer speculations especially a heavy rumour linking the French man to the Galacticos, but his Agent has revoked the news linking the player to any Eurpean club saying that Mbappe is happy at Monaco after the French club had reportedly slammed a One hundred and ten million pounds price tagged on him
The Monaco forward has been impressive this season as his two goals against Manchester City helped his club to the UCL semi finals. Kylian Mbappe has scored 21 goals in all competitions this season.
However, the reality concerning his potential move will reveal itself when the summer transfer window opens in earnest.