Arsenal and Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe has shown off his new blonde haircut as speculation over his exit from Monaco continues to gain momentum
The Frenchman who has also been linked with Real Madrid after a stunning season with the Ligue 1 champions is enjoying a holiday and showed off his new locks on social media alongside adopted brother Jires Kembo Ekoko.
While Arsenal may be using their interest in the youngster to gain the trust of their unhappy fans who have stalled on purchasing season tickets, Real Madrid appearthe serious side in the race for the Frenchman.
Providing the successful departure of Alvaro Morata to Manchester United, Los Blancos are poised to challenge the rest of Europe for the teenage striking sensation, despite already securing the rights to 16-year-old Brazilian prodigy Vinicius Junior, who will arrive at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu either in 2018 or 2019.
They are reportedly keen on 18-year-old Mbappe, who has impressed for his club Monaco this year, and it seems the Frenchman is aware of the interest.
"Real Madrid? They have been trying to recruit me since I was 14," the striker told the press following France's 3-2 win over England on Tuesday.
The capital city side are always willing to recruit potential Galacticos, but they will face serious competition from the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and both Manchester clubs, who are all credited as admirers of the forward.