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PSG accept defeat as Real Madrid circle for Mbappé

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to make their move for PSG star Kylian Mbappé.

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Rumour Has It: PSG accept defeat in Mbappe battle as Madrid circle, Man Utd to swap midfielders?

Could the Kylian Mbappé transfer saga be nearing a conclusion?

Long linked with Real Madrid, Mbappé is out of contract at the end of the season.

Paris Saint-Germain's attempts to re-sign Mbappé have been fruitless up until this point and the Ligue 1 giants are reportedly willing to cash in.

Top story – Mbappé nearing Madrid?

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to accept an offer for Kylian Mbappé should one arrive from Real Madrid before the end of the transfer window, according to RMC.

PSG have been fighting to re-sign Mbappé, who is in the final year of his current deal in the French capital.

However, PSG have reportedly accepted defeat in their efforts to retain Mbappé beyond the 2021-22 season as Madrid look to lure the Frenchman to the Santiago Bernabéu.

Premier League pair Manchester United and Liverpool have also been linked.

Round-up

- The Mirror writes United are prepared to offer cash plus a player-swap – believed to be Jesse Lingard – to sign West Ham's Declan Rice.

- Atlético Madrid are closing in on a deal to sign Hertha Berlin's Matheus Cunha, says Fabrizio Romano. LaLiga champions Atletico had been linked with Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic – also wanted by the likes of Manchester City, Tottenham, Inter and Arsenal – but have so far failed to reach an agreement.

- The Daily Telegraph reports Tottenham are preparing a £40million bid to reunite Nuno Espirito Santo with Wolves star Adama Traoré.

Napoli are eyeing unwanted Barcelona midfielder Miralem Pjanic, per Correire dello Sport. Pjanic had looked set to return to Juventus.

- Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira will move to Fiorentina after turning down Eintracht Frankfurt, according to Romano.

Chelsea are continuing to eye Sevilla defender Jules Koundé, claims Romano. The Frenchman is ready to swap Seville for London after agreeing personal terms on a deal until June 2026.

- Inter are monitoring Torino star Andrea Belotti as they seek to replace Romelu Lukaku, says Calciomercato. The Serie A champions have also been linked to Lazio forward Joaquin Correa.