Kylian Mbappe on transfer rumours: ‘I do not look at what the English press say’

Mbappe on rumours: ‘I do not look at what the English press say’

20/03/2017 at 15:13Updated 20/03/2017 at 16:53

Monaco hotshot Kylian Mbappe has played down speculation linking him with a switch to the Premier League.

Mbappe has scored 17 goals for Monaco this season – including six in his last four games – to help them reach the Ligue 1 summit and the Champions League quarter-finals.

His form has garnered attention from overseas, with Manchester United and Arsenal among the clubs reportedly tracking him.

However, the 18-year-old insists he does not pay attention to the media and is focused on performing for his current employers.

"Sorry, but I do not look at what the English press say. I remain very calm about the attention I get," he said.

"I get up in the morning and I go to practice like everyone else. I try to work to improve myself every day and I try to do on the pitch what I do during the training sessions."

Mbappe was rewarded with his first senior call-up by France boss Didier Deschamps, but he insists his form is nothing special.

"I would not say that what I do is extraordinary," Mbappe said. "I would just say that I am able to do what I know best. I would not say it's extraordinary.

"Extraordinary is a player who can score 60 goals. There are not a lot. Otherwise I think we would overuse the term. I would not say it's amazing but I'm on a good run."

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