Kylian Mbappe appears to have five options on the table this summer as he assesses his future.
The 24-year-old forward faces an increasingly uncertain future at Paris Saint-Germain, with his contract at Les Parc des Princes set to expire at the end of next season.
According to RMC Sport journalist Fabrice Hawkins, the Blues are interested in the Frenchman and they’re exploring the ‘feasibility’ of a potential transfer.
The report states that one other Premier League side are also interested in Mbappe, who wants to see out his contract in Paris.
RMC Sport add that Al-Hilal will submit a €200m (£173.1m) bid to PSG for his signature, with a €400million (£346.2m) contract.
It’s said that the Saudi Arabian outfit would also allow Mbappe to join Real Madrid the following year.
Kudus ‘agreement close’
Chelsea appear to have leapfrogged Arsenal in the race to sign Mohammed Kudus, with Mauricio Pochettino eager to further bolster his midfield options.
The 22-year-old midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League for a while now following a meteoric rise to prominence at Ajax.
According to The Atheltic, the Blues have made contact with Ajax to register their interest in signing Kudus. The report states that Chelsea are yet to submit a bid to the Dutch outfit, but an agreement on personal terms is said to be close.
With the £52million-rated star facing an increasingly uncertain future in Amsterdam, Jennifer Mendelewitsch – his agent – has already confirmed that now is the right time for her client to find a new club.
As quoted by Dutch publication De Telegraaf, she said: “I think it is best for both Ajax and Mohammed that he makes a transfer now.
“Now is the right time. He has ignored a proposal to extend his contract until the summer of 2026. What I can say is that after the World Cup and this season there is a lot of interest in Kudus.”
Meanwhile, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United have been sent a clear reminder that they must act soon if they want to sign Paulo Dybala this summer.
The Argentine forward has a clause in his Roma contract which will soon expire that allows a departure to be sealed for a bargain price that stands at £10.4million for clubs outside Serie A and £17.31m for clubs in Italy.