Prince Albert II hails Monaco's Ligue 1 title

Monaco have been crowned the Ligue 1 champions for the first time since the 1999-2000 season.

It is now up to Liverpool to decide whether an 18-year-old who has produced one season of magic is worth such a large investment.

According to Spanish newspaper Marca, Monaco turned down the offer for the French worldwide who has scored 26 times in all competitions, claiming the proposed fee was too low. Bursting with youthful talent and energy, they are in the midst of a hugely impressive 19-game unbeaten run in the league - winning 17 - while concurrently making it all the way to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.

Falcao came close to doubling Monaco's lead 10 minutes after Mbappe broke the deadlock but his shot was blocked by a last-ditch challenge from Florentin Pogba.

Kylian Mbappe fired Monaco on their way to wrapping up the Ligue 1 title as they secured a 2-0 win over St Etienne on Wednesday night.

"It is part of our model that some players leave but now we are financially much stronger than two years ago".

That being said, I highly doubt that Mbappe will feature prominently in Liverpool's future given what it would cost to sign him. Mbappe is having a standout season at Monaco, but this is only his first full year at the top level, and there's no guarantee he'll maintain and/or improve his form at a more competitive club.

Mourinho has continued Manchester United's revamp of the scouting department, and claims from Spain on Friday say the club have already agreed a deal for Espanyol's young midfielder Arnau Puigmal.

He has been praised this term for fostering a young and exciting attacking team that has scored 104 goals in 37 league matches.

But the Portugal global, who has been a key figure in Monaco's Ligue 1 title success this season, is also reportedly one of Jose Mourinho's top targets at United.

"But of course, every player dreams of playing for the best teams and in the best divisions one day".

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