Date: 27th April 2017 at 5:02pm
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Manager Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal could be priced out of a move for France international forward Kylian Mbappe, according to SFR Sport (via the Daily Mail).

The Premier League side, who narrowly defeated defending league champions Leicester City 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night, have been linked with a summer move for the AS Monaco forward.

The 18-year-old, who has two senior international caps for his country, has scored 23 goals and provided 11 assists in 37 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 outfit so far this season.

Mbappe, who netted twice against Manchester City to help knock the English outfit out of the UEFA Champions League last-16 stage earlier this year, is a target for Gunners boss Wenger, though the Frenchman admits the youngster’s £100m price tag could prevent any potential deal materialising.

He said, “Of course [we’re targeting Mbappe].

“It would be hypocritical and a lie to say we’re not following him.

“But he’s perhaps already in the category of clubs who perhaps have more financial potential than us.”

 
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