Liverpool have their eyes on Kylian Mbappe and his contract situation, according to reports. It’s one that is sure to heat up in 2021.
Signing Kylian Mbappe won’t be simple but his contract situation helps things along. His deal ends in 2022, meaning this summer is a huge one.
Paris Saint-Germain surely won’t entertain the idea of losing him for free. They paid £165m for him, after all, and may want close to that back. If Mbappe doesn’t agree a new deal, though, this summer is their last chance.
But they may not get even that with just one year left on his deal. There will be suitors forcing them into a decision, certainly.
One of those is reportedly Liverpool. That’s according to L’Equipe, who say the Reds watch the situation closely.
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They’ve watched it for years, in fact, waiting to see if Mbappe could be available. It seems that summer 2021 could be their chance.
What RTK has to say
It always feels ridiculous talking about Mbappe to Liverpool, no matter what his contract situation is.
Even Thiago to Liverpool felt crazy over the summer. The Spaniard is one of the world’s best midfielders and a sensational player – something Liverpool don’t typically move for.
But Mbappe is on another level. He is the superstar of the next generation. He’s the biggest possible transfer in world football.
Liverpool couldn’t actually pull that off, could they?
We have no idea, really. Liverpool are undoubtedly one of the world’s biggest clubs right now but whether that translates into a signing like this is unknown.
If it can translate, then they have to go for it. Being on top of the world create an opportunity they can’t pass up.
Because there is no chance it happens if the Reds are down in fourth. Even if Liverpool is unquestionably the greatest city in the world, many footballers fail to grasp that and instead fancy Barcelona or Madrid.
Thus the glamour of trophies is the Reds’ biggest pull to make world-class moves happen. And if they truly are looking at the Mbappe situation right now, that is surely their mentality.