Real Madrid have when again set their sights on Kylian Mbappe. The French forward has been on the radar of Los Blancos for over 3 seasons.
The Daily Mail reports that Madrid has now come up with a plan called ‘Operation Mbappe’. Florentino Perez is adamant on the finalizing of the Frenchman and has drawn up a masterplan.
Los Blancos plan on producing a figure in between 150-200 million Euros throughout the summertime transfer market. The club has shortlisted 6 first-team players to be sold at completion of the season to garner funds.
Luka Jovic, Dani Ceballos, Gareth Bale, Isco, Marcelo and Brahim Diaz have actually been contributed to the list. The funds generated through these player sales will be utilized to secure Mbappe’s services.
Jovic is close to being lent out to Eintracht Frankfurt for the remainder of the season and the club is open to the concept of offering him too. The same follows for Bale, Ceballos and Diaz who are presently out on loan.
On The Other Hand, Isco could be offered to either Arsenal or Sevilla. Marcelo likewise has an offer from Juventus to reunite with his former colleague, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Mbappe is contracted to PSG up until the summertime of2022 The French club does not want to run the risk of losing Mbappe on a totally free transfer next year and might perhaps consider offering him this summer season.
‘ Operation Mbappe’ might not actually go to plan as Madrid have expected. The market value of the six players to be offered is equivalent to 116 million euros, according to Transfermarkt– less than what it would cost to purchase Mbappe.
Another concern would be attempting to sell Bale and Jovic. The two Madrid forwards are amongst the best-paid players at the club but their performances have been below-par for the past two seasons.
From Mbappe’s perspective, the French forward would choose continuing at PSG instead of a transfer to the Spanish capital. Sky Sports– one of the very best sports news sources offered– suggest that Madrid remain in pole position in their pursuit of Mbappe, however will the monetary aspect suffice when Mbappe is still young?
Madrid remain in no shape to contend for the UEFA Champions League, while Mauricio’s Pochettino’s side looks like real competitors this time around.
Can this masterplan called ‘Operation Mbappe’ in fact materialise for Madrid next summer?