Man City transfer news: Real Madrid eyeing £86m City star as Kylian Mbappe alternative

In today's Man City transfer news - Real Madrid identify Manchester City superstar Erling Haaland as an alternative to French international Kylian Mbappe.

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The pursuit of Kylian Mbappe from Real Madrid seems to be a never-ending one. The PSG superstar wanted to join his dream club. However, on most of those occasions when Mbappe's move to Real Madrid looked inevitable, he decided to extend his stay at the French club. There will be a similar situation with the French superstar this summer as his contract with PSG is expiring. It is also expected that Kylian Mbappe will finally make his inevitable move to the Spanish capital. However, the Los Blancos are now wary of what would happen if Mbappe renews his contract at PSG. That is why Real Madrid has kept an alternative in mind in case the Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid deal fails again. Thus, this Man City transfer news becomes so important for Manchester City fans as Real Madrid has chosen Erling Haaland as their Kylian Mbappe alternative.

Man City transfer news: Erling Haaland to Real Madrid latest

Last year in the Champions League, Erling Haaland destroyed Real Madrid and helped Manchester City to beat Los Blancos to eventually win the Champions League and complete the treble. After that performance, Haaland has become a player that Real Madrid will look to sign in the future after Mbappe. However, according to AS, if Mbappe doesn't join Real Madrid this summer, the Los Blancos will try to sign Erling Haaland from Manchester City. Haaland has a release clause of £86million in his Man City contract only for European clubs and Real Madrid will not have any problem in activating that release clause that would see the Norwegian playing in the Spanish capital. Thus, fans will be following this Man City transfer news about Erling Haalnd to Real Madrid closely.

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