Liverpool have received a crushing blow in their pursuit of Kylian Mbappe, following reports that Paris St-Germain are set to offer the France international a contract extension [Liverpool Echo].
Enjoying a remarkable 2020-21 campaign, Mbappe notched an unbelievable 53 goal contributions in 47 appearances for the Coupe De France winners [Transfermarkt].
Sparking rumours of a switch to the Premier League, Liverpool alongside Real Madrid have been heavily rumoured with a move for to secure his signature.
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However, this now looks set to fall by the wayside after the Parisians have stepped up their attempts to keep him at the Parc De Princes.
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has taken charge of negotiations, whilst the 22-year-old looks likely to tie himself to his current employers for the foreseeable future [Liverpool Echo].
In light of this news, no wonder loads of Liverpool diehards took to Twitter to voice their opinions to the rumours.
Reds fans react:
Replying to The Liverpool Echo’s Twitter feed, here is how some Reds fans summarized these latest developments:
“Oh, for god’s sake, give it a rest. For a paper whose credibility among Liverpool fans is already low you seem determined to hang yourselves on this non-story. We Are Not Signing Mbappe!!”
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