Los Blancos have accepted to recruit Mbappe on a free transfer in the summer of 2024, with a contract that can be completed as soon as January 2024. However, according to the Daily Express, their plans may change in the next few days. Because Mbappe’s stance on not activating the option to extend until 2025 has made the tense relationship between the French striker and the PSG leader increasingly escalate, leading to the possibility that he may leave. Princes Park yard in the summer of 2023.
President Nasser al-Khelaifi issued an ultimatum to Mbappe. Either he has to extend it before July 31, or it will be sold for about 200 million euros. This new development may cause Real to change its strategy in recruiting the 24-year-old striker. Accordingly, Fede Valverde and Aurelien Tchouameni are likely to become “sacrifices” for Real to collect about 170 million euros.
Both players are receiving great interest from many Premier League clubs, including Chelsea and Newcastle. While the Blues are very fond of Tchouameni’s profile to fill the position of N’Golo Kante – who has switched to being Karim Benzema’s teammate in the Saudi Arabian league, and is ready to spend around 85 million euros, Newcastle is also desire to have Valverde to strengthen the attack.
“Let’s just wait and see how long Real Madrid keeps silent. Perhaps, as soon as PSG announce the sale of Kylian Mbappe, an official offer from Real will be sent. That is the best opportunity for Los Blancos to bring Mbappe to the Bernabeu this summer,” the Daily Express emphasized.