Kylian Mbappe to Liverpool: Shock PSG stance revealed as Jurgen Klopp given chance to sign world’s most valuable player
Liverpool had the opportunity to bring in Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain last summer, but the forward reportedly decided against joining them.
Liverpool were first linked with Mbappe back in 2017, following his breakout season with Monaco in which he managed 26 goals.
He admitted to speaking with Liverpool officials as the Reds are his mother’s ‘favourite club’.
Ultimately, though, he went on to sign for PSG.
They took him to the French capital on loan, with the transfer being made permanent in summer 2018.
According to BBC Sport, PSG paid €180million (£166m) for the Frenchman.
He has gone on to play 240 times for the club since then, registering an incredible 191 goals.
In that time, PSG have won four Ligue 1 titles, three French cups, two French league cups and three French super cups.
But Mbappe has been tipped to leave PSG on several occasions.
There were widespread reports he would be swapping PSG for Real Madrid last year after running down his contract.
The goalscorer shocked everyone, including Real, by signing a new deal at the Parc des Princes in May.
Despite this, there are still rumours he could secure a transfer elsewhere.
In December, Spanish newspaper Sport claimed Mbappe is hoping to leave PSG at the end of the 2022-23 season.
This is because he feels he has been let down on several of the promises made during his contract talks.
Plus, he apparently thinks he can score more goals and is more likely to win the Champions League at another club.
Real continue to be the frontrunners to sign Mbappe, given their financial power and standing as one of the most illustrious sides in Europe.
But a switch to Liverpool could occur if the Real deal falls through, with Mbappe admitting he spoke to Liverpool before agreeing his new PSG contract.
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