Date: 16th March 2017 at 6:30pm
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vice-president Vadim Vasilyey insists there is no desire for the club to sell this summer.

The 18-year-old French forward, who has been dubbed the new Thierry , only made his debut for Monaco last season and has been hugely impressive for Leonadro Jardim’s side thus far.

Mbappe played a huge role in knocking Manchester City out of the Round of 16, scoring a goal in each leg and causing ’s side all sorts of problems at the back.

The French wonderkid is regarded as one of Europe’s finest prospects and although and have been linked with a move for the young Frenchman, whose value will no doubt increase over the summer, Vasilyey says it is Monaco’s intention to keep him at the Ligue 1 club no matter the sum of money offered.

Speaking to RTL, Vasilyey said on the matter:

“Our intention is to keep Kylian Mbappe.

“Mbappe is a product of our youth academy. He is our DNA. I am very proud.

“We have a real team. The first half was excellent – the sort of performance that the very top teams make.”

Arsenal could be in the market this summer should they lose the services of Alexis Sanchez, who has yet to sign a new deal at the club, and Mbappe would be an ideal target despite his age.