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Barcelona To Battle Real Madrid, Manchester City for Kylian Mbappe - French Source

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Le Parisien says Barcelona are throwing their hat in the ring

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Teenage phenom Kylian Mbappe is being courted by all the top clubs in Europe, and that includes FC Barcelona. Reports had filtered through that Real Madrid had completed his signing, but his club, AS Monaco, denied that. That’s opened the floodgates for rumors that seemingly every big club could be in for him.

Manchester City are one of those superclubs thought to have joined the race for the 18-year-old, who could cost as much as 180 million euro. And according to Le Parisien, FC Barcelona are set to join that race for his signature as well if they lose Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.

Speaking of PSG, Le Parisien says they’re also in for Mbappe. Surely not if they pay 222 million for Neymar? Maybe he’s the backup plan for both Barça and PSG if they don’t have Neymar next season?

Meanwhile, Monaco thinks they have a chance of renewing the young star.