Liverpool are hoping the ‘Sporting Guarantee’ could persuade Kylian Mbappe to cut wages and join the Premier League champions.
The Paris Saint-Germain superstar is seen as the player who has won the most player titles in the world, a career evening with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Mbappe, who helped inspire France to the 2018 World Cup, already has 10 goals and seven assists in just 13 appearances this season.
In addition to Liverpool, Real Madrid are believed to be closely monitoring the 21-year-old, with Los Blancos legend Paco Bio claiming he has already decided to move to Spain.
“It looks like Liverpool are also interested, but I believe Mbappi has already made his decision [to join Madrid], ”Bio said in September.
“Will it be next summer? We’ll see if he’s expecting to end the deal, I don’t know if he can handle the pressure or if he will accept any millionaire offer that PSG will present to him. “
But when the Reds want to fight for Mbappe’s € 1.9 million monthly wage, the French newsletter Le Parisien (via GFFN) claims that he is not only looking at money but also chasing a sports guarantee.
The League 1 champions, like the rest of the French top clubs, are facing financial uncertainty, not only in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, but also at a stage where TV rights are at stake.
Nevertheless, confident about finalizing a deal with PSG sports director Leonardo, he said: “We are talking calmly. We have taken a step forward in the last 10 days. ”
Mbappe has publicly praised Jurgen Klopp in recent months, but the Liverpool boss has suggested that a deal would be too difficult.
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Klopp said during the summer window, “It’s hard to buy this player’s caliber. I don’t see any club at the moment that could buy Killian Mbappe from PSG,” Klopp said.
“I don’t see any clubs, that’s how it is. And we’re involved in clubs that can’t do it. It’s so easy.
“Well, from a sporting point of view there aren’t many reasons not to sign him. He’s a key player.
“But it’s definitely about money. There’s no chance. There’s absolutely no chance. Sorry for killing the story.”
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