AS Monaco players crash Leonardo Jardim's presser after winning the league
- Author: Julie Sanders May 24, 2017,
May 24, 2017, 22:56
French prodigy Kylian Mbappe was once again the centre of attention as Monaco clinched their first league title in 17 years on Wednesday, taking his tally to 15 goals for the season to add further fuel to speculation of a possible departure.
The Red Devils are alo interested in Atletico Madrid and Slovenia stopper Jan Oblak with United willing to pay up to £40m for the 24-year-old.
However, having bagged a phenomenal 26 goals and 14 assists this season at just 18 years of age, it looks as if Kylian Mbappe will nearly certainly be on the move this summer.
We also went for Ousmane Dembele last summer, but Mbappe's countryman chose Borussia Dortmund instead. "Paris winning it has been a habit", Jardim told L'Equipe.
"People are talking a lot about his future".
The 18-year-old raced on to Radamel Falcao's through-ball and danced round Ruffier before rolling the ball into an empty net from an acute angle.
The Principality club won the French Ligue 1 title for the first time in 17 years after beating St Etienne and Monaco players were in celebratory mood on the big night. In Monaco, there was the recent case of Martial, who left to go to Manchester United and it was a lot more hard.
'When you leave France for a much better league, you have problems. I think he has characteristics that he can get along in both.
Marca's story suggests that Monaco will demand in excess of €100m, with the 2015 sale of Anthony Martial, worth up to €80m in time, and last summer's world record €115m deal between Juventus and Manchester United for Paul Pogba dictating the valuation.
Mbappe's meteoric rise this season has seen him torment some of Europe's leading clubs and it was hardly surprising the teenager made the crucial breakthrough after a cautious start. "We will do everything we can to keep our players". We must always set the bar high, otherwise we do not progress'.
"I am very happy, we wanted it from the beginning, and it's done".