World Football

Manchester United could make approach for Kylian Mbappe if Qatari takeover bid is successful

Rajarshi Shukla

May 18 2023
Kylian Mbappe

If Sheikh Jassim successfully become the Red Devils’ next owner the club make a move for the French star

According to reports, Sheikh Jassim has set his sights on Kylian Mbappe should he be successful in his bid to purchase Manchester United.

Given that the star of Paris Saint-Germain is one of the top players in all of football, it is understandable why. In light of the foregoing, Here we examine the club’s prior attempt to win the France international.

They were aware that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s run was limited and that Jose Mourinho’s team needed extra firepower to contend for the greatest honours available.

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann at the time, swiftly made it clear that United were interested in signing him.

The Red Devils had made a hefty £72 million bid in an effort to get Mbappe. At the time, the kid was showing off for Monaco, which he had helped win the Ligue 1 championship with 26 goals in 44 appearances.

Monaco, though, informed United that they would need to fork up close to £100 million in order to have a chance of obtaining their talisman.

They had planned to hang onto Mbappe for an additional 12 months, but in the end, PSG raided them for their star player.

According to the article, Fabinho and Tiemoue Bakayoko, Mbappe’s teammates at Monaco, were also of interest to United. They would ultimately lose out on both players, though.

Although he would fail to live up to his aspirations while playing at Stamford Bridge, Bakayoko would depart Monaco for Chelsea.

Four bids have been made for the Red Devils by Sheikh Jassim, with his most recent one being filed earlier this week.

In the event that he succeeds in overthrowing the Glazers after 18 contentious years of dominance, it was revealed at the beginning of the month that the Qatari billionaire had Mbappe on his radar.

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