Arsene Wenger is leading Arsenal into a new era that could shock the footballing world. Wenger who is known for being very frugal when it comes to spending money of players is set to splash serious cash for the first time.
According to reports from the Mirror, the Frenchman is willing to spend £125 million on AS Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe. The French youngster had a solid breakout season this year and helped Monaco clinch the league title, as well as reach the final of the UEFA Champions League.
Mbappe scored 26 goals for the Municipal club, and his performances have attracted the interest of big teams like Real Madrid and Arsenal.
Arsenal knows that they are outsiders after failing to qualify for the Champions League, but have made a swift move to sign him.
According to the reports, the Gunners are willing to pay AS Monaco’s asking price of £125 million. This deal would make a huge statement and could help convince Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to sign new deals ate the Emirates.