Real Madrid have moved away from their Galactico-style signings in recent years. The last such move that they made was the club record signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea back in the summer of 2019. And we all know how that one turned out. Interestingly though, for years, there is one player that they have been linked with constantly, even though a move has never really transpired.
The player in question is none other than Kylian Mbappe. The Frenchman is viewed as a dream signing by many.
Last year, it was looking like the club were closing in on a move for Mbappe as well, whose contract was set to run out in the summer. But then, he went on to sign a contract extension with PSG. The entire saga left a bitter taste in the mouths of Real Madrid fans.
Yet, a year on, and Real Madrid are being linked with a move for Mbappe once again. It remains to be seen if they can pull it off this time around or not.
Real Madrid linked with transfer move for superstar again
As reported by Mundo Deportivo, Florentino Perez dreams of signing Mbappe again because he does not conceive the premiere of the new Santiago Bernabeu stadium, scheduled for next season, without a dazzling signing, without a galactico.
Of course, signing Mbappe in the summer is going to be very difficult, because it does not look like PSG have any intention of parting ways with him anytime soon. Let’s see how things play out though.
Mbappe’s current deal with PSG is believed to run till the summer of 2024 with there being an option for a further season. As things stand, the player is not expected to take that up. Thus, could the Frenchman arrive at Real Madrid on a free transfer?