With the start of the new year, there has been a renewed buzz about Kylian Mbappe perhaps joining Real Madrid. As the Frenchman approaches the last six months of his PSG contract, interest in where he will play next has intensified.
Real Madrid, who has been after Mbappe for a while, is eager to close the deal. There’s a sense of urgency to get his commitment as he may now talk with any team. According to reports, Real Madrid is ready to make Mbappe a contract offer shortly and is hoping to hear back by the middle of January.
Real Madrid has a backup plan in place in case their response is delayed or nonexistent, which is to pursue Erling Haaland from Manchester City. There doesn’t seem to be any room for the club to negotiate with Mbappe for very long because they want to finalise their squad composition as soon as possible.
But according to a story published in Le Parisien, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has ambitions to see both Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland wear the recognisable white jersey at the Santiago Bernabeu. This is an exciting development.
According to the traditional storyline, it was expected that Real Madrid would buy either Mbappe or Haaland. However, this revelation implies a different approach. Perez, who is credited with starting the Galactico period at the organisation, appears keen to resurrect a roster full of big-name players.
With players like Jude Bellingham, Vinicius Jr., Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Rodrygo Goes, and Thibaut Courtois, the current Real Madrid team already has a wealth of quality. But the possibility of Mbappe and Haaland teaming up lends Perez’s vision even more glitz.
The story implies that Perez plans to add superstars from PSG and Manchester City to Real Madrid, though it is unclear exactly when this would happen. Although it is still unclear if this ideal situation will come to be in 2024, Perez’s desire to put together a team that includes two of the most sought-after attackers suggests an ambitious and dangerous plan for Real Madrid’s future.
The football world is waiting to see what happens with Real Madrid’s pursuit of Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland as the transfer crisis plays out. Perez is crafting a story that has the ability to completely reshape the club’s reputation as a major player in Europe.