Standard Sport understands Zinedine Zidane has made Mbappe and Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland his top targets.
But former Paris Saint-Germain star Jerome Rothem claims a deal for Mbappe has weakened thanks to the uncertainty over the footballing calendar in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rothem adds that there’s “no way” Mbappe will sign a replacement contract at Parc des Princes, with an exit “only a matter of time” – while Liverpool have also been linked with the planet Cup winner.
So, how would the France international get on at his biggest admirers? We loaded up Football Manager 2020 to seek out out.
Mbappe is, of course, drafted straight into Zinedine Zidane’s starting line-up, playing on the proper wing of a 4-3-3 with Karim Benzema up top and Eden Hazard on the other flank.
Mbappe plays 50 times across all competitions and scored 28 goals, the very best tally within the squad, before Benzema’s 21. He also adds six assists.
His average rating of seven .75 is that the highest, with Hazard’s 7.64 just behind despite racking up 18 goals and 17 assists.
Mbappe is that the top-scoring player in LaLiga with 22 and was named young player of the season, but omitted to Lionel Messi for the player of the season award.
The 21-year-old is now the foremost expensive player within the world at £96million, before former team-mate Neymar at £91m and Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne at £90m.
Having the simplest player within the world has its benefits as Real Madrid win LaLiga, pipping city rivals Atletico by three points with Barcelona an extra two points back in third.
However, the silverware ends there as Espanyol knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey on penalties after a 2-2 draw – Mbappe missing within the shootout – and just three days after beating them within the league.
Earlier within the season, Atletico beat Real Madrid within the Super final .
They scraped past holders Liverpool – also linked with Mbappe, in fact – within the Champions League quarter-finals but Juventus thumped them 3-0 reception to sail into the ultimate .
Cristiano Ronaldo scoring home and away within the semi-finals and again within the final as Juventus beat Bayern 2-0.