Kylian Mbappe has offered a fresh update on his future and insists if he does leave Monaco it will be to move to a club where he will play regularly.
The teenager has enjoyed a stunning season helping his club to the Ligue 1 title and to the semi-finals of the Champions League with 26 goals in all competitions.
Arsene Wenger has openly admitted his interest in Mbappe and has claimed he was close to a move for the striker last year before he opted to renew his deal with Monaco.
Real Madrid have been linked with a world-record bid for the striker but he says he will pick his next club carefully and does not want to sit on the bench.
“I will make a choice based on my sporting career, and my career is first and foremost, and I am at an age where I need to play, and that will be paramount,” Mbappe told beIN Sports.
“I’m not 35 or 36, an age where I have to manage [my body], I still have everything to learn, this year was discovery, and now comes the most important step: confirmation.
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“And I will be the sole decision-maker, and I will not go anywhere where I will be forced to go.”
Mbappe’s words are interesting particularly as there will be no shortage of offers for the teenager this summer.
Arsenal’s interest has already been made clear and while they may struggle to compete financially with the likes of Madrid and Manchester United, he is more likely to be first-choice if he opts to move to the Gunners.