Real Madrid dealt huge transfer blow in pursuit of dream Cristiano Ronaldo replacement

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Real Madrid have been dealt a huge blow in their transfer pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe as they look to replace Cristiano Ronaldo.

Los Blancos lost their star forward to Juventus this summer and could do with a big name up front to help fill that considerable void in their attack.

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Mbappe, 19, has just shone on the biggest stage with a superb World Cup with France, scoring in Les Bleus’ 4-2 final win over Croatia to help them lift the trophy for the second time in the country’s history.

There’s no question Mbappe has the quality to star for a big club like Real Madrid, and Don Balon have recently linked the French teenager as among Real’s targets in attack.

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Kylian Mbappe has ruled out a transfer to Real Madrid

However, speaking after yesterday’s World Cup final victory, the youngster ruled out leaving PSG at the moment, insisting a move to the Bernabeu was very much not on the cards.

Asked about Madrid, Mbappe is quoted in the Metro as saying: ‘No, I have a contract with PSG, I’m happy with this team. At the moment, this transfer is absolutely impossible.’

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