United launch £95m raid for Mbappe!

March 23, 2017

Kylian Mbappe scores for Monaco versus Bordeaux in Ligue 1

MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly seen a whopping £95m bid for Kylian Mbappe knocked back by Monaco.

The French forward has risen to the fore with the Ligue 1 outfit this season, firing home 19 goals.And his performances at the Stade Louis II have put a host of Europe’s top clubs on red alert.

Manchester United were believed to be chasing Mbappe’s compatriot Antoine Griezmann ahead of the summer.

But it now seems JoseMourinho hasprioritised signing the Monaco attacker instead.Spanish radio station Cadena Cope suggest Manchester United have looked to steal a march on Real Madrid in pursuit of his services.

And they claim the Red Devils have already made two huge offers, both of which have been rejected.

Jose Mourinho coaches Manchester United versus Middlesbrough in the Premier LeagueGETTYManchester United gaffer Jose Mourinho is on the lookout for new attacking recruits

Manchester United apparently first registered their interest with a proposal worth £69m.

And they are said to have returned with a fresh bid of £95m, which was also turned down.

Manchester United’s second offer is said to have come after Mbappe impressed for Monaco against Manchester City in the Champions League.

Kylian Mbappe scores for Monaco versus Caen in Ligue 1GETTYMonaco forward Kylian Mbappe has slammed home 19 goals in all competitions this term

Monaco are understandably keen to keep hold on toMbappe, whohas been likened tolegendary hitman Thierry Henry.The French side are likely to face more attempts to prise the prodigious talent away, though Cadena Cope say Real Madrid are yet to make their own move for him.

SOURCE: dailystar.co.uk

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