Real Madrid Are About To Smash The World Transfer Record For 18-Year-Old Kylian Mbappé

U wot?

Spare a thought for all the wide-eyed accountants losing their actual minds at football clubs in 2017.

"Hey Bryan, good weekend? Good, good. Anyway, we've put an eleventy-billion pound bid in for a Greek under-21 international. That's a number, right? Anyway, just make it work."

On that note, Real Madrid are closing in on 18-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe for a fee of €181 million.

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Having sold Àlvaro Morata to Chelsea and defender Danilo to Manchester City, Madrid are increasingly confidence they can spend the profit (and then some) on the striker, who has played one full season of football.

Madrid are offering €161 million upfront and €20 million in objectives. Monaco have denied reports that the deal is almost done, but the Guardian reports that sources inside the Spanish club are confident of securing him on a six-year deal, worth around €7 million a year.

Let's take a look at this Mbappé compilation while we wait for this crazy bubble to burst, shall we?