Real Madrid has made a clear decision on their future amidst speculation and excitement over the potential transfer of Kylian Mbappé.
The Spanish club has been linked to the Frenchman over the last two years, but any sense of desperation to sign him might be going out the window.
According to MARCA, Los Blancos‘ primary focus lies with their emerging superstars, Jude Bellingham and Vinicius Jr. Furthermore, the Spanish giants have asserted that they will not seriously consider the Mbappé option until the beginning of the new year.
The decision to postpone any potential pursuit of Kylian Mbappé until January 1st appears strategic. The French striker, whose contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of this season, has been on Real Madrid’s radar for quite some time.
🚨 Real Madrid consider that their 2 superstars are clearly Jude Bellingham and Vini Jr, and say that they won't begin to consider the Kylian Mbappé option until January 1st. @marca #rmalive pic.twitter.com/j1P9F5UaZn
— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) October 19, 2023
However, the club seems willing to exercise patience and assess their current squad’s capabilities and development trajectory before making significant moves.
This calculated approach echoes the vision of Real Madrid’s hierarchy, which aims to avoid becoming overly dependent on marquee signings like Mbappé and Erling Haaland.
Real Madrid are clear about the line to follow. They will not depend on either Mbappé or Haaland.
— Madrid Universal (@MadridUniversal) October 19, 2023
MARCA also notes that Mbappé wants to leave PSG after this 2023-24 season. If the reporting is accurate, it will be interesting to see whether the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner finally goes to Madrid or if the Premier League will draw his attention.