He’d be the world best for many years – Valverde makes admission about this world-class player

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Real Madrid is expected to sign French superstar Kylian Mbappe.

Mbappe has clearly stated that he doesn’t want to continue his career at the Parc des Princes.

It’s yet to be seen when Mbappe would move to the Santiago Bernabeu – either this summer or next, but Federico Valverde is looking forward to having the Frenchman sign for Real Madrid.

Asked about the prospect of Mbappe joining Real Madrid, Valverde said: “Well, I can tell you little. I am a Real Madrid player and for me Mbappé is obviously one of the best in the world.

“Not only now, but for many years he will surely be one of the best. As a soccer fan I enjoy watching him play.

“And well, as a Real Madrid player I try to defend this shield and be ready for what comes…”