Kylian Mbappe reveals admiration for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane
Mbappe has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in Europe going into the summer transfer window after a stunning breakthrough campaign at Monaco.
The 18-year-old striker hit 26 goals in his 44 appearances to help Monaco to their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years and also reach the Champions League semi finals.
French newspaper L'Equipe reported today that La Liga champions Real Madrid and Premier League heavyweights Manchester City have already tabled £104million bids to sign the youngster.
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Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe drops Real Madrid transfer hint
And the France international has fuelled speculation of a move to Real after revealing his admiration for their manager Zidane.
"The player made me dream, and still does when I see certain videos," said Mbappe when asked about his French compatriot.
Mbappe admits he has no desire to leave Monaco for less game time, but claims he is only focusing on his time with the France squad for the time being.
He said: "I am focused on the national team above all.
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"There is an awful lot of time ahead to think about all that. There are three important matches coming up, I will take stock after.
"Why would I play less? [If he moved away from Monaco]. I will have the time to think about all that, but no, I am not afraid of leaving."
Manchester City announced the signing of Mbappe's Monaco team-mate Bernardo Silva last week for £43.5m, but would have to break the world transfer record to land the forward.