It is no longer a secret Real Madrid are working towards signing Kylian Mbappé from Paris Saint-Germain, but would have to go through the FIFA Transfer Rule to avoid penalties.
The Los Blancos are well aware of the contract situation in the camp of the French forward, his contract would come to an end in June, but since December 2021, he is allowed to negotiate with any club.
However, Real Madrid must follow the right process to avoid sanctions from the world football governing body, FIFA.
What would it require of Real Madrid to sign Kylian Mbappé from Real Madrid?
The Los Blancos would have to write by notifying the club directly to negotiate a pre-agreement. Failure to do so would attract sanctions from FIFA.
As Bernabeudigital who collected the FIFA Transfer Rule article from AS Newspaper, highlighted what is required of the Spanish giants.
“A club wishing to enter into a contract with a professional player must give written notice of its intention to the player’s club before entering into negotiations with the player.” Failure to do so “is subject to appropriate sanctions”. The FIFA Transfer Rule for clubs stated.
There are reports of Karim Benzema’s role in the contract negotiations between the club and Kylian Mbappé’s camp. Mbappé, a world-class player is expected to lace his boots for the Spanish La Liga giants in the nearest future.
Kylian Mbappé statistics at PSG amid Real Madrid transfer links
The French forward remains the club most outstanding player despite having names like Neymar Jr and Lionel Messi. This season, Mbappé has been involved in most goals in all competitions including the Champions League.
In Ligue 1, Mbappé has played 18 games, scoring nine goals and providing eight assists. In the French Cup, he has scored five goals in two games for the club.
In the Paris Saint-Germain UEFA Champions League chase, the World Cup winner with the French Men’s National Team has scored four goals in six games, helping the 2019 finalists to the knockout stages of the competition.
When will Real Madrid sign Mbappé and how would it go?
As things stand currently, he’s contracted to Paris Saint-Germain until June 2022. If Real Madrid should sign him, they’ll have to follow the FIFA Transfer Rule to achieve that.