KYLIAN MBAPPE could sensationally be OPEN to joining Chelsea in a blockbuster transfer, according to shock reports.
However, the wantaway Paris Saint-Germain superstar would only complete the move with one massive catch.
PSG are trying to offload their big-money man after he refused to sign a new contract and rejected a world-record transfer to Saudi Arabia.
It is understood the Ligue 1 champions want around £215m for Mbappe, although few clubs in world football could afford that.
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has reportedly held initial talks with his PSG counterpart Nasser Al Khelaifi and promised to make an offer to reunite Mbappe with Mauricio Pochettino.
However, fans' excitement has been tempered by Sport in Spain claiming a deal looks set to fail because Mbappe will only agree to go to Stamford Bridge for one year.
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The World Cup winner, 24, is into the final 12 months of his PSG contract, meaning he can leave for free and complete a dream transfer to Real Madrid next summer.
Therefore, he is unwilling to put that move at risk by tying himself down at Chelsea.
It means the Blues still retain some slim hope of securing Mbappe on a rare one-year contract or more likely on loan – with the forward then moving to the Bernabeu in 2024.
Real Madrid are unwilling to match PSG's staggering transfer fee demands for the striker when they know they can get him for nothing next summer.
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