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According to French publication L’Equipe, claims Arsenal have offered an astonishing £87million for Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe.
The 18-year-old has been targeted by top European clubs this summer after an impressive season with Monaco.
I honestly doubt if Arsene Wenger would want to spend so much in signing an 18-year-old boy and also it’s not in Wenger’s nature to spend huge money on one player.
If this report is true, that means Mbappe will smash Arsenal transfer fee £42.5million which they paid in signing Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid.
It is believed Arsenal chances were boosted when the Frenchman revealed he was set for a new challenge away from the Ligue 1.
Mbappe said: “Why play less? I’ll have time to reflect on that and no, I’m not afraid to leave.
“The advice of [Deschamps] counts. That will not guide my choice, but it will count.
“I do not think I will go to his office to ask. But there’s plenty of time to think about all this. There are important matches for Frances.”
However, a photoshopped picture of Mbappe on Arsenal jersey has surfaced.
Arsenal will have to act fast in signing Mbappe as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester City are believed to be keeping tabs on the star man.