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's 'plan to make Kylian Mbappe their marquee signing next summer would NOT be affected by Zinedine Zidane leaving the club' as pressure continues to mount on under-fire manager Zinedine Zidane is under pressure after shock back-to-back defeats this week take on fierce rivals Barcelona in El Clasico on Saturday in LaLiga Yet Kylian Mbappe's potential arrival does not depend on Zidane being manager The 21-year-old PSG star reportedly sees his long-term future at   

By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 18:48 BST, 23 October 2020 | Updated: 18:52 BST, 23 October 2020

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manager Zinedine Zidane potentially leaving the club would not impact any deal to sign PSG star Kylian Mbappe next summer, according to reports.

Zidane, who as recently as July won LaLiga in this his second stint as Madrid boss, is suddenly under-pressure after two consecutive losses at home to Cadiz in the league and Shakhtar Donetsk in Europe. 

Madrid face fierce rivals Barcelona in El Clasico on Saturday and amid a poor run of form, speculation is building about a potential departure from the Bernabeu for the French manager - yet according to Spanish outlet AS, that would not affect Madrid's pursuit of Mbappe as a marquee signing in 2021. 

Kylian Mbappe's potential move to Real Madrid doesn't depend on Zinedine Zidane's presence

Kylian Mbappe's potential move to doesn't depend on Zinedine Zidane's presence

Real Madrid boss Zidane is under pressure ahead of El Clasico on Saturday against Barcelona

boss Zidane is under pressure ahead of El Clasico on Saturday against Barcelona

Real were 3-0 down at half-time against Shakhtar Donetsk before eventually losing 3-2

Real were 3-0 down at half-time against Shakhtar Donetsk before eventually losing 3-2

The report details that though Mbappe has spoken glowingly about Zidane in the past, his apparent desire to move to the Spanish capital does not hinge on Zidane being in the managerial hotseat. 

Mbappe said of Zidane in May: 'My first idol was Zidane for everything he achieved with the

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