Kylian Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain set asking price for Kylian Mbappe

Max Cooper
Mbappe could finally leave PSG this summer
Mbappe could finally leave PSG this summer / John Berry/Getty Images
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Paris Saint-Germain would be willing to accept an offer of €200m for Kylian Mbappe, after Real Madrid opened negotiations with a €160m bid for the World Cup winner.

The 22-year-old has entered the final year of his contract in Paris, and could leave the club as a free transfer at the end of the 2021/22 season. Madrid want to sign Mbappe now rather than waiting another year and launched an initial bid of €160m, but the French giants are demanding a higher figure.

L'Equipe report that the two clubs are not far away from reaching an agreement. The French outlet states that while PSG are reluctant to sell Mbappe this summer, they are likely to accept a bid of €200m, should it arrive from Los Blancos.

PSG owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi is the main opponent against the sale of Mbappe, and 90min sources have confirmed that it was the remaining members of the hierarchy who contacted Madrid to inform them they are considering the €160m bid.

Al-Khelaifi is determined not to lose Mbappe for anything less than €200m, although that sum could be reached in the form of bonuses and add-ons. The sale of Mbappe would come as a blow to the PSG owner, who has spent the summer building a squad that he believed matches the forward's ambitions.

He even suggested that Mbappe has 'no excuse' not to extend his deal in Paris after making five marquee signings - including Lionel Messi - but the Real target has his heart set on the Spanish capital.

Kylian Mbappe
Madrid have offered €160m for Mbappe / Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images

PSG were hoping to hold onto Mbappe for the entirety of the summer transfer window, gifting them four extra months to convince him to extend his contract with the club. But the former Monaco star has reiterated that he isn't interested in staying in Paris any longer, leading them to opening talks with Madrid.

Mbappe has had his heart set on a move to Madrid for some time, and despite rumours that Premier League giants Manchester United had added him to their shortlist, his future appears to lie in Spain.

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