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Real Madrid will be hoping their already drawn-out pursuit of Kylian Mbappe is not kept spinning for any longer than necessary when they give the French captain a hard contract deadline in January, as per reports.
The PSG superstar has long been linked with a move to the Spanish capital in what would be a sensational move, with both parties having seemed close to agreements in the past.
Mbappe has less than a year left on his current contract at the Parcs des Princes, which threw up plenty of speculation over his future in the summer with the club insisting that he signed an extension or leave.
However, an accord was found once again, and Luis Enrique's side now face the prospect of letting what is undeniably the most valuable players in the world leave for free next summer.
With players allowed to negotiate free transfers from January 1, Real Madrid are thought to be preparing a move for Mbappe, but with a hard deadline that will allow no wiggle room, according to Spanish reports.
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe is thought to have long been Real Madrid's No 1 transfer priority
Florentino Perez and Co will give the French forward a tight