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Football Transfer News: Real Madrid Assigns Agent To Conclude Mbappe Deal Amid Saudi Interest 

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Kylian Mbappé could finally be putting the wheels in motion for a move to Real Madrid this summer transfer window according to a report in the French media outfit, L’Equipe.

The France international of Cameroon descent had been put up for sale by Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) who on Monday accepted an offer for the player from Saudi Investment-backed Al Hilal.

Al Hilal FC is reputed as the wealthiest club in Saudi Arabia and arguably in Asia.

The report late Monday night indicate that an agent has been appointed by the Real Madrid hierarchy to begin negotiations with PSG as Madrid would not want the saga to continue unresolved.

 

PSG put Mbappe up for sale as the player has expressed his unwillingness to extend his contract beyond its expiry period of the summer of 2024.

Meanwhile Mbappé responded to Nigerian-born Gianis Atetokumpo Greek basketball player’s request to join Al Hilal.

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The Milwaukee Bucks player posted a photo of himself on Twitter with the caption: “Al Hilal you can take me. I look like Kylian Mbappe (Atetekumpo wrote with two laughing face emojis and eyes raised emojis)

Moments after the post went live, Mbappe replied with a quote tweet of 13 laughing face emojis.

Breakdown of Kylian Mbappé’s expected €700m earnings for one season:

€58.33m a month

€13.3m a week €1.9m a day

€79,900 an hour

€1,332 a minute

€22 per second

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Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

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In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

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Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.