Youri Djorkaeff believes Monaco star Kylian Mbappe should not follow in Anthony Martial's footsteps by moving to a big club early in his career.
Mbappe is one of the most wanted players in Europe after a phenomenal campaign while Martial, who also came through the ranks at Monaco, has struggled to replicate his performances of last season at Manchester United.
Djorkaeff told French newspaper Le Figaro: "He has tremendous potential, but he must be in the right conditions.
"Look at [Anthony] Martial, when you go to a big club, you have to adapt and discover something else. Mbappe must pay attention to all this."
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Manchester United transfer target Tiemoue Bakayoko will reportedly only consider moving to Old Trafford if they qualify for the Champions League.
The Manchester Evening News quotes a source close to Bakayoko saying: "Tiemoue is listening to some clubs from England, including Manchester United, but there is nothing concrete right now.
"Manchester United is a big club and [Jose] Mourinho is a big coach, and Tiemoue needs a big coach to continue his progression.
"He wants to play in the Champions League and it will be a worry for a club that does not play in it. It will inevitably be taken into account."
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Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a deal for French 16-year-old Aliou Traore.
The Sun say the former Paris Saint-Germain prospect is on the verge of joining United's academy.
Traore was invited in February to play for United's academy side and scored in a 7-0 win against Burnley.