Football rumours: Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid…but not until the summer

Manchester United v Paris Saint Germain – UEFA Champions League – Group H – Old Trafford
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What the papers say

Real Madrid will not move to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris St Germain in January but will instead wait until next summer when the France international is a free agent, Spain’s Mundo Deportivo reports. The 22-year-old striker’s future has been one of the hottest topics in Europe. Speculation around a move to Real intensified due to his strong pairing with Karim Benzema up front for France again at the weekend, but it appears the Spanish giants are content to wait six months and save themselves a hefty transfer fee.

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