According to a report from Football.London, Chelsea have rejuvenated their pursuit of PSG and France sensation Kylian Mbappe for the upcoming months, while Manchester United have suffered a significant setback in their chances. This development arises as the forward remains tied to speculation, entering the final year of his contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
This situation has kindled the hopes of numerous teams eager to make a move in the near future. Clubs outside of France will have the opportunity to present and secure pre-contract agreements in January. Among the clubs linked to such a prospect are Arsenal, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester City, and Manchester United.
Mbappe’s Impressive Streak In Ligue 1
The 24-year-old has showcased remarkable form for PSG when it comes to attacking the opponent’s goal this season, delivering a string of highly productive performances up front. In his nine appearances across all competitions, Mbappe has netted an impressive eight goals.
His consistency in the final third is evident through his average of 4.9 shots, 1.7 key passes, and 2.1 dribbles per 90 minutes in Ligue 1. Additionally, his precision in distributing the ball in the opponent’s half stands out, boasting a pass completion rate of 89.5% in league football (stats via whoscored).
Should Chelsea Boss Mauricio Pochettino Cash In On Him This January?
Mbappe possesses the ability to create space for himself, enabling him to deliver accurate strikes on target. He is a lethal finisher when facing the opponent’s goal and can execute dangerous dribbling runs in the attacking third of the field.
The French forward also possesses a keen eye for providing crucial passes in the opponent’s territory. Therefore, it would be a logical decision for the Blues to pursue him in January or secure his services on a free transfer at the end of the season.
Bringing Mbappe to Stamford Bridge would significantly bolster their offensive capabilities. He has the potential to contribute to the West London club‘s pursuit of numerous major trophies in the coming decade. As such, the acquisition of the French international would be a highly desirable and aspirational move for Chelsea to contemplate next year.