Monaco sporting director Antonio Cordon confirms Kylian Mbappe release clause


The French giants again failed in Europe this season after that disastrous defeat away at Barcelona saw them eliminated from the Champions League at the round-of-16 stage yet again.

Real Madrid are said to be very keen on landing the teenager this summer and have been tipped as front-runners in the chase, while United and Arsenal both want him in England.

"He has a clause and it's quite a lot of money".

The Monaco star's impressive performances in Ligue 1 this season have catapulted him into the spotlight.

And following Monaco's 6-3 aggregate win in their Champions League quarter-final against Dortmund, Cordon handed the interested parties a boost.

CHELSEA have joined the race for Kylian Mbappe after sending scouts to watch the hotshot on Wednesday.

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So, to protect him, Mbappe's parents persuaded him to stay in the dorms, despite him being able to afford probably even the most expensive house in Monaco.

That being said, Rodriguez may be willing to accept a minor cut in order to bring an end to his Real Madrid tenure, which has seen the Colombia worldwide score 31 goals in 105 appearances, per Transfermarkt. "But I hope he stays for the good of Monaco, but we know how the market works and what football is like".

And, when asked whether the 18-year-old has the quality to play for Real, former Villarreal sporting director Cordon said: "Only time will tell".

Mbappe is aware that for his development he would require regular minutes next season too and Monaco are well placed to provide him exactly that as they have their plans ready for him.

"There are many factors to consider in order for a player to succeed". We will see what happens this summer - we expect it to be a long one.