Tag: Kylian Mbappe

Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

€100m needed: Real Madrid fire sale could help Arsenal

Real Madrid want to raise funds this summer for major signings, opening the door for Arsenal to turn their two loans into permanent deals.
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian MBappe (C) shakes hands of Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish head coach Unai Emery during a training session in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris, on November 28, 2017 on the eve of the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Troyes. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Unai Emery tips former player to sign for Real Madrid

Unai Emery has tipped Kylian Mbappe to sign for Real Madrid as Arsenal fans remember the days we were once linked with him

Arsenal star explains his surprising pick for Ballon d'Or winner

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang thinks Kylian Mbappe deserves to win the Ballon d'Or this year, despite rumours that Luka Modric will lift the award.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY - OCTOBER 20: Reiss Nelson of 1899 Hoffenheim runs with the ball during the Bundesliga match between 1. FC Nuernberg and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Max-Morlock-Stadion on October 20, 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Only 1 teenager in Europe's top leagues is scoring more than Reiss Nelson

Kylian Mbappe is the only teenager in Europe's top-five leagues to score more than Arsenal's Reiss Nelson so far this season.

Arsenal striker compares himself to Mbappe, Salah and Ronaldo

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits he likes to compare his pace against the fastest players in Europe, including Kylian Mbappe, Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Why was Arsene Wenger so desperate to spend €100m on a star player?

Tight. Stingy. Stubborn. Just three of the insults thrown at Arsene Wenger during his time at Arsenal, but his behaviour in the last few transfer windows before he left was more than a little odd, so what was going on?

£166m forward explains just how close Arsenal came to signing him

Kylian Mbappe admits he strongly considered a move to Arsenal last summer, evaluating all the advantages and disadvantages before eventually deciding on Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG star speaks out to defend Unai Emery and praise his coaching style

Kylian Mbappe has defended Unai Emery over Paris Saint-Germain's early Champions League exit, and credited the coach with making him more decisive on a personal level.

Shocking stats show Arsenal's transfer value struggles as Liverpool soar

Not one Arsenal player made the CIES Football Observatory's top 50 players for transfer value increase in the last six months, whilst other Premier League stars topped the list.

Arsenal and Manchester United on alert with 21-year-old available for £31m

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly set to battle it out for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Goncalo Guedes, who has been put up for sale this month.

Ivan Gazidis wielding the axe as Arsene Wenger loses chief scout of 35 years

Arsenal scout Steve Rowley is set to leave the club after 35 years of service, according to latest reports.

Alexandre Lacazette explains how France can win the World Cup

Alexandre Lacazette thinks the French national side have the ingredients to go all the way in the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer.

Arsenal-target free to leave Paris Saint-Germain in January

Julian Draxler will be free to leave Paris Saint-Germain in January, according to reports in Spain.

Paris Saint-Germain president reveals why £165m signing rejected Arsenal

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has explained why Kylian Mbappe chose PSG over Arsenal and Real Madrid. 

Arsene Wenger reveals two failed to attempts to sign Paris Saint-Germain star

Arsène Wenger tried to sign Kylian Mbappé both last summer and this summer while he was still at Monaco.

How Kylian Mbappé fits into Arsène Wenger’s ‘nearly signed’ XI

Earlier this week Arsène Wenger talked about how close Arsenal came to signing Kylian Mbappé in the summer of 2016. We're looking at how Mbappé features in the best side of players Wenger almost signed.

Barcelona or Arsenal: Who Julian Draxler preferred 'leaked'

Julian Draxler told his Germany teammates that he was holding out for a move to Barcelona this summer, according to reports.
France's forward Kylian Mbappe gives the thumbs-up as he arrives at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine on August 28, 2017. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain's £140m signing reveals why he turned down Arsenal

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé says that moving to England and Arsenal was never an option that he seriously considered this summer.
France's forward Kylian Mbappe gives the thumbs-up as he arrives at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine on August 28, 2017. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger reveals how close Arsenal were to signing £165m star

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal were close to signing Kylian Mbappe last year.
Caen's French midfielder Thomas Lemar reacts during the French L1 football match between Nantes and Caen on April 5, 2015 at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

French 21-year-old could have joined Arsenal if his former teammate had joined Manchester City

Monaco winger Thomas Lemar may have moved to Arsenal or Liverpool if former teammate Kylian Mbappé had moved to Manchester City, according to reports in Spain.
France's forward Kylian Mbappe gives the thumbs-up as he arrives at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine on August 28, 2017. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain star reveals why he snubbed Arsenal to join Ligue 1 giants

Kylian Mbappe has revealed why he decided to join Paris Saint-Germain from AS Monaco in the summer, with Arsenal having been keen on his signature.

Arsenal manager reveals the state of Arsenal's finances

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger admitted on French TV that Paris Saint-Germain's £166m signing of Kylian Mbappé was simply too high for the Gunners to match.

Arsenal manager names who he believes "could become the next Pele"

Arsène Wenger claims that Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappé "could be the next Pelé", after the 18-year-old got his move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Guillem Balague reveals why Arsenal missed out on Monaco’s Kylian Mappe

Football expert, Guillem Balague, claims that Arsenal missed out on Monaco striker, Kylian Mbappe, because his family wanted the club to pay €7-8m in commission for him to move there.

Monaco could sell Arsenal-linked 21-year-old for this reason

Monaco may yet still sell Thomas Lemar in the last few days of the summer transfer window, according to latest reports in France.

What really happened with Arsenal's mega Mbappe bid

Arsenal considered making an £80m bid for Kylian Mbappe but were put off by Real Madrid's interest, according to The Daily Mail.

Arsene Wenger reportedly met with 18-year-old French international to discuss future

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappé reportedly confided in Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger over his future earlier this summer.

Monaco players reportedly told this about Kylian Mbappe

Monaco’s players have reportedly been informed that Kylian Mbappé is leaving to join Paris Saint-Germain.

Arsenal and Liverpool out of the race for Ligue 1 wonderkid

Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly out of the running for Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe, according to latest reports from France.

Blow for Arsenal and Liverpool as Monaco's Kylian Mbappe reportedly chooses next club

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe has chosen Paris Saint-Germain as his next club, according to reports.

Arsenal's proposed £55m signing could break down for one reason

Arsenal could miss out on Thomas Lemar if Monaco decide to sell Kylian Mbappe.

‘Upset’ Thomas Lemar leaves Monaco training amid rumours of a bust-up

Thomas Lemar left Monaco training 'upset' after a bust-up between Kylian Mbappe and Fabinho.

Monaco manager hoping to keep Lemar, Mbappe and Fabinho

Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim has stated his desire to keep Thomas Lemar, Kylian Mbappe and Fabinho at the Stade Louis II this summer but admitted he couldn't guarantee their stay.

Mbappé wants to leave Monaco

Kylian Mbappé has told AS Monaco that he wants to leave the club in the current transfer window, according to reports.

Wenger predicted £200m transfer 12 months before Neymar’s move to Paris Saint-Germain

Arsene Wenger said 12 months ago that it wouldn’t be long until a £200m player was signed after Paul Pogba joined Manchester United for £89.5m. It appears he’s been proven true.

Why won’t Wenger pay the market rate for Mbappe?

After breaking the club transfer record to sign Alexandre Lacazette, Arsene Wenger has gone back to his old values of not wanting to pay over the odds for Monaco's Kylian Mbappe.

How Kylian Mbappé’s move from Monaco could cause a butterfly effect this summer

Kylian Mbappé has started to be more seriously linked with a move away from Monaco in recent days, with Real Madrid believed to be in for the Frenchman.

Arsenal ‘given hope’ in Mbappe chase

Arsenal have been given hope in the chase for Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe.

Arsenal made shock approach for Gareth Bale earlier this summer

Arsenal reportedly made a bid to sign Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale ahead of the new season, but the Welshman is believed to have rejected their advances.

Monaco announce contract talks with Mbappe

AS Monaco have revealed they are undergoing contract talks with striker Kylian Mbappe, contrary to reports they had agreed a deal with Real Madrid.