Manchester City have backed-off from their intense interest in Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe after the French side asked for an astronomical figure in return for the teenager.
The 18-year-old has been phenomenal ever-since breaking into the first-team.
City were said to have made a massive £40 million bid for the France international, but were shot down.
City were in the market again, but Monaco have asked for a world record fee and are looking for a fee in excess of £100 million to part ways with the teenage sensation.
Meanwhile, Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev recently insisted, “We will do everything to keep them”.
Although, City are also eyeing a move for Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sanchez also an option for Pep Guardiola.
Although, City already have two world-class strikers in Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus – though the Argentine has been on the fringes under Guardiola, but he has shown that he is still one of the world’s best.
Mbappe is attracting interest from Europe’s top clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid – but has insisted that he is keeping himself grounded and wants to reach his best in order to get on the level to play for a club of Real Madrid’s stature.