Tsonga's my outside bet for French Open, says Monaco's Mbappe

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Over the weekend, the French press confirmed absolutely massive offers for Kylian Mbappe from Manchester City and Real Madrid.

As well as interest from Real Madrid, interest has also been sounded out from Manchester City and Manchester United, the latter of which reportedly had a £72m bid rejected for him in May, according to the Guardian.

Mbappe broke onto the scene this year with a specular title-winning campaign with Monaco in Ligue 1.

It works in Real's favour to hear Mbappe is prepared to cut ties at Monaco, although his demands to secure first-team minutes could pose a problem for La Liga's newly crowned champions.

"The player made me dream, and still does when I see certain videos", said Mbappe when asked about Zidane, who won 108 caps for Les Bleus, starring as they won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.

France coach Didier Deschamps has played a role in Mbappe's development and the teenager will listen to what the national boss has to say on any potential move.

He said: "The advice of [Deschamps] counts". That will not guide my choice, but it will count.

"But there's plenty of time to think about all this".

But asked if their examples made him cautious about making a move this summer, Mbappe said he didn't feel he'd play less elsewhere than he already does at Monaco.

"There are three important matches coming up, I will take stock after".

He is a great coach, who has had results and is developing.

"I think he's going to play in the starting lineup and he's going to play half a game". "He has been very well brought up and is very mature for his age".

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