Zinedine Zidane has told Kylian Mbappe he would offload of the ‘BBC’ in order to sign him, according to reports in France.
Real Madrid have identified the Monaco striker as their next ‘Galactico’ and their No.1 summer transfer target.
But the 18-year-old football superstar is also wanted by several of Europe’s top clubs.
And, L’Equipe report that Zidane is so desperate to land his fellow countryman he told him he is ready to allow one of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema or Cristiano Ronaldo to leave in a “secret conversation”.
It is unclear who exactly would make way for the football prodigy.
Ronaldo has had his obvious problems this summer, having seemingly been ready to quit the Bernabeu.
However, it appears Florentino Perez’s recent public praise of the four-time Ballon d’Or-winner has seen him have a re-think.
Benzema would be the obvious choice, but he was key to Real Madrid’s Double-winning campaign last season.
Los Blancos broke the world-record to sign both Ronaldo and Bale — and the latter is thought to be the former’s eventual replacement at the Bernabeu.
Another topic of this “secret conversation” was the guarantee of minutes for next season.
Arsenal had thought they were pole position to land Mbappe due to the fact they could assure him of regular playing time.
However, Zidane has told the Frenchman he will be key in the next campaign.
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