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Liverpool are reportedly unlikely to make a move for PSG star Kylian Mbappe despite strong rumours.

The Reds have been linked with a move for the French winger in recent weeks with Nike taking over Liverpool’s kit manufacturing.

Spanish reports recently suggested that the Reds are interested in a possible £215million deal for Nike advertising star Mbappe.

The forward helped France to the World Cup in 2018 and has already won three Ligue 1 titles at just 20 years of age.

But The Athletic report that it’s unlikely Liverpool will make a move for Mbappe, claiming the deal would be too expensive.

Mbappe did recently suggestthat he would be open to finding a new challenge, despite PSG having no intention of selling up.

“I think I’m reaching the first or second turning point in my career,” he said at the end of last season.

“Maybe it’s time to have more responsibility, which could be at PSG with great pleasure or maybe somewhere else with a new project.

“This was my fourth season in this league and I’ve had a lot of exciting experiences.

“First, I was with Monaco and we managed to win the title and then I joined a totally different project in Paris where I’ve managed to adapt from the first year.

“There have been some disappointments, but that’s part of football and we managed to solve things in order to win the title.”

Real Madrid have also been linked with a move for Mbappe, with Los Blancos still searching for a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.

PSG sporting director Leonardo to hit back at his player being linked to Real after the win over Club Brugge this week.

“It’s annoying,” he said. “This isn’t the time to speak about dreams and all of that. It has to stop. Mbappe is very important for us and this isn’t the moment to destabilise him.”



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