Real Madrid loses enthusiasm for Mbappe, says report

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With weeks remaining until the January transfer window opens, the buzz surrounding Kylian Mbappe's potential move to Real Madrid is gaining momentum.

Starting in 2024, the 24-year-old player will be eligible to engage in discussions for a pre-contract for the upcoming season, whether with Real Madrid or other clubs. Despite initial reports suggesting that Real Madrid was dismissing the idea, the Spanish journalist Ramon Alvarez de Mon contends that not signing Mbappe next year is not viewed as a tragedy by the club.

"Real Madrid doesn't rule out signing Mbappe," Alvarez de Mon stated (h/t Le10Sport). "What I've been saying for a long time is another thing: there's no longer that enthusiasm of saying we have to sign him no matter what. That feeling no longer exists."

“Now they say that they have Vinicius Junior and Jude Bellingham, who are very good. If Mbappe does not accept the conditions that will be offered to him, it will not be an absolute tragedy.”

Alvarez de Mon points out the club's contentment with the current squad, including standout players like Vinicius Junior and Jude Bellingham. Regardless of Kylian's eventual destination, it is reported that he has laid down two non-negotiable conditions: ensuring his participation in the 2024 Olympic Games and delaying the confirmation of his transfer until March or April.