The Real Madrid supremo reveals that his side tried to sign the youngster from Monaco and also thinks that he is a player of extreme merit.


The 18 year old Hotshot Mbappe rejected to join the Los Blancos side in favour to stay with the Monaco side,

This season the Youngster has delivered some eye catching performances for the Ligue 1 leaders,

The 18 year old French international claimed that he met Zidane in December 2013 but he does not agree to join the Real Madrid side, but instead of that he commits his future to the Monaco side.

In 2015 he made his first senior debut for Monaco side and after that he catches everyone’s attention with his incredible skills, he become the first young player in the Ligue 1 in the past 30 years to score 1 goal in his 10 games,

The Real Madrid head coach Zidane admits that his side Real Madrid is still interested to bring the player at the Santiago Bernabeu,

Zidane Elucidated: "He almost signed for Real Madrid but then he went to Monaco,"

"I can't speak about this. We know he's a good player, what he's doing at his age is fantastic, but that's it. What I'm interested in is what we are going to do tomorrow. But he was about to sign here, yes."

The 18 year old French international Kylian Mbappé has earned the first call for the senior national side, on the other side Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane was left out of  the squad for their match against Luxembourg and Spain.

Zidane voiced: "I don't think he was ready to travel and play with the French national team because he's just getting back from injury and he's not 100 per cent yet,"

"I think it was for the best that he's going to stay here with us."