Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp “calls Kylian Mbappe’s father” to win transfer race

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reported to have called Kylian Mbappe’s father to convince the PSG star to move to Anfield.

Mbappe is one of the most wanted players in the world and has long been linked to Real Madrid in a move that some say could cost up to £ 250 million.

However, under Klopp’s tutelage, Liverpool has arguably become the best team in the world, having won the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup in the past 10 months.

And that put them in place to sign the 21-year-old forward, who has scored 30 goals for Paris-Saint Germain this season.

And according to French media Le10 Sport, Klopp contacted Mbappe’s father in order to assess his son’s interest in joining a team 25 points ahead of the Premier League standings.



One of the most wanted players in the world is World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe

It seems that the Liverpool manager is trying to get ahead of the race to sign the World Cup winner Mbappe, who was about to complete a transfer to Madrid shortly before football was brought back to the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Former PSG, Monaco and Rangers winger Jerome Rothen, who played with Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane for France, said that an agreement to take Mbappe to Spain was almost complete before the football stopped .

“I know from club sources that an agreement to bring Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid has almost been reached,” said Rothen. Radio Montecarlo , via Goal.com.

“But with what has happened, I am sure that Mbappe’s arrival at Real Madrid will be postponed.

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“There is no way that Mbappe will extend his contract with PSG.

“They will have an agreement between them because the PSG agreed to let him go this summer. In my opinion, it is only a matter of time. “

Meanwhile, a former member of the European Parliament predicted that football players would be worth a fraction of their old values ​​due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Daniel Cohn-Bendit, a member of the French political party Europe Ecology – The Greens, estimates that superstars like Mbappe could be worth only 40 million euros (35 million pounds sterling) after the end of the epidemic.

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