£294,000-a-week star looking to agree Liverpool move – Expert

Liverpool have been linked with French international and PSG superstar, Kylian Mbappe, for quite some time and the latest update indicates that the attacker is looking to agree a move to Anfield.

According to Transfer Expert, Ian McGarry, the World Cup-winning star is interested in signing for the Reds, who believe they have the chance to secure his signature.

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McGarry told the Transfer Window PodCast:

“Our understanding is while they cannot necessarily afford under FSG’s management a transfer fee in the region of what Chelsea paid Romelu Lukaku which is around £98m, they certainly can afford a move for Mbappe under a freedom of contract when he will be out of his current deal with PSG.”

“The wages will be very substantial. However, Mbappe is interested in making the move to Liverpool. It’s something which Jurgen Klopp has a central role in with regards to Mbappe’s respect and admiration for the German coach. As a single-minded and driven young individual, he wants to develop his career rather than look at the financial aspects of what his next club or deal will be.”

The Les Bleus star is one of the best attacking players in the world. He scored 42 goals and provided 11 assists in all competitions for PSG last term. In the current campaign, so far, he has already directly contributed in 4 goals in just 2 league appearances. Last night, he scored a goal and set up two to help the capital side earn all three points.

The 22-year-old has won every major domestic title multiple times with the Ligue 1 giants but is yet to win the Champions League. The former Monaco player is a huge fan of Klopp and last year, in an interview with BBC, he described Liverpool as a winning ‘machine’.

Mbappe currently earns a salary of 18 million euros per year i.e. around £294,000-a-week (Le Parisien). So, if he moves on a free transfer next year, the Reds would have to hand him a bumper deal to secure his signature.

Do you think, Liverpool seriously have a chance of signing the 48-capped international?

One thought on “£294,000-a-week star looking to agree Liverpool move – Expert

  • August 16, 2021 at 5:54 am

    possible if he moves on a free at the end of the season. assuming you pay him 20m a season for 5 seasons (100m), the delta on the wages is only 36m (assuming you pay him 250k/week) and you’ve just saved 100+m on the transfer for waiting till the end of the season, unless something crazy happens like nike agreeing to fund a 75m january transfer. its more likely that nike gives psg a greater merchandise share for next season.

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