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Rumours making the round claim Arsenal had made a £123m bid for Monaco youngster Kylian Mbappe this summer.
Previous reports suggest Monaco had rejected a £87m bid from Arsenal this summer with the club keen on keeping their priceless assets who is been wanted by Manchester City, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Arsenal this summer.
Marca say a bid of “more than 140 million euros” was lodged, which equates to £123.3m.
If this report is true, it hints that Arsenal were willing to smash the world transfer record to get the youngster this summer.
Arsenal boss Wenger urged Mbappe to ensure he gets regular football next season – regardless of where it’s at.
He said earlier this summer: “Where do you think he [Mbappe] might finish? Somewhere where he has a good chance to play and is sure to play.
“Didier Deschamps [the France boss] thinks that he needs to play but I would say as well on the other hand that the boy has made enough impression to be basically sure a club who spends a 100 million for you is basically to make at the start at least the red carpet.
“Nobody will buy a player for a 100 million and say, “Come on, sit in the stands.”