Salah, Kane, Dembele, Ronaldo: Real Madrid's transfer options after Mbappe snub

Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United challenges Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.
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Real Madrid are reeling after it emerged on Saturday that their long-time transfer target Kylian Mbappe will be signing a new contract at Paris Saint-Germain.

Los Blancos believed they were in pole position to sign the World Cup winner this summer as his deal expires at the Parc des Princes, but the 23-year-old has now seemingly been persuaded to prolong his stay in Paris.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.