Ex-Red Djibril Cisse has said that signing PSG star Kylian Mbappe would turn Liverpool into a “crazy team”, if they manage to hold on to their current front-three in addition, as reported by the Daily Mail.
The World Cup-winner has been consistently linked with a move to Anfield, with several other elite clubs said to be considering a move for the striker this summer.
“First of all he’s clever, he’s a team-player so he can play in different positions and he will match with Salah and Sadio [Mane],” the Frenchman said. “If Firmino stays, you know, it will be a crazy team. For me that would be the best team in the world.”
“He would be the one. I don’t know what Liverpool can do in terms of investment but it would be a big move for a key player,” Cisse added. “I want to dream, and I want to see him there.”
Mbappe is reportedly still yet to sign a new contract, with the French champions desperate to hold on to their star player.
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Realistically, in light of the financial hit taken by many clubs under the ongoing pandemic, we would expect few to be able to afford the 22-year-old’s asking price, not to mention his likely considerable wage demands.
Most at Liverpool would jump at the opportunity to bring a player of the forward’s calibre to Anfield, but it’s not a transfer that seems particularly feasible without first dispensing with the services of one of our illustrious front-three.
As such, we at the EOTK highly doubt that we’ll see Mbappe make a big-money move to Merseyside anytime soon.