The young sensational has been linked to the Arsenal and Manchester United in the recent days as he is prepared to face the Serie A outfit Juventus in the Champions league semi-final.


According to the former coach of Monaco, the French sensational can be the future of great teams.

This season so far the 18-year-old French man has scored 15 goals in his 37 appearances for the Monaco side and after his formidable performance, he has been linked with the Europe’s elite clubs like Arsenal, Manchester United and Real Madrid.

The youngster is also the first player in the Champions league history to score in his first four knockout stage appearances, also this season in the Champions league he has scored five goals in his eight appearances.

He showcased his predatory instinct in front of the goals and the former Monaco boss has no doubt about his potential.

Ranieri said: “The Colombian is an incredible centre-forward who works really well with Mbappe, someone who will be the future of great teams,”

On this Tuesday the Monaco side will travel to the Turin stadium to take down the Juventus side as in this game Mbappe will get another chance to impress others as his side is facing a 2-0 deficit against the Serie A leaders.

About that match, Ranieri voiced: “Juve have one foot in the next round and I don’t think they’ll let this chance slip.

“As we saw in Monte Carlo they’re very secure, experienced and convinced of their means. They’ll have to be focused this time too though.

“Juve have got back to winning with a great club structure, who choose and judge the youngsters and have constructed a solid and historic fortress.

“Two years ago they were in the Champions League final. At the back, Juvehave players who are in great harmony with each other. If one doesn’t get there, the other one will, or if a third is needed there’s [Gianluigi] Buffon.

“They have professionalism and respect, an example to follow.

“Can Juve win the Champions League? As [Max] Allegri says, one step at a time.”