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€180m rated star scared of joining Real Madrid

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/07/2017


€180m rated star scared of  joining Real Madrid

Monaco want to hold on to their star forward Kylian Mbappe, despite growing interest from Real Madrid according to reports in Spain.

The French star was in form of his life last season, he scored 26 goals in all competitions and adding eight assists and shining as Monaco made their way to the Champions League semi-finals.

He also helped Monaco to clinch the league title with his incredible form.

Marca confirms that the Principality side want the 18-year-old to stay for another year, but hope that he will leave for a very high price (€180 million) if not, similar to their approach to Anthony Martial.

Related: Man City and Real Madrid locked in battle for Monaco star

There’s a problem, the same which kept Mbappe away from the Los Merengues when he was still an academy player: he believes there is too much competition in Madrid.

Even the Galacticos’ president, Florentino Perez, revealed that he thought that playing time could be an issue

if he (Mbappe) is joining this year? Honestly, I don’t know,” Perez said to Spanish media (via Le10Sport).

“He has to decide if he wants to come here to play, or if it’s better to continue where he is and keep developing”.

“If Zidane took the move, I’d also have to work out who leaves.

“Not everyone can play, eleven players and that’s it.”

Real Madrid recently signed Theo Hernandez from Atletico Madrid.