Spanish giant Real Madrid have come to an “agreement in principle” to pay Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco up to €180m (£161m) for Kylian Mbappé, as indicated by reports in the Spanish capital.
Should the transfer be completed, it would turn into a world record, overshadowing the £89m fee paid by Manchester United for Paul Pogba last year.
Madrid has agreed to pay €160m in addition to another €20m in rewards for the 18-year-old striker, Marca report. It is comprehended that the French striker is set to sign a six-year contract worth a deal of €135k every week.
Mbappe scored 26 goals in all competition last season – his first full season as a regular. He has been pursued by a considerable measure of clubs aside Real Madrid but the European champions are solid to gobble up the striker.
He will sign a six-year deal with Los Blancos, as per Sources in Spain Marca assert he will pen a £120,000 a week deal. Mbappe is believed to have had series of discussions over the move with Zidane on the phone.