By Laurentius Murenga 

“ They are two of the best, they are very young and they both have the potential for the ballon d’Or ,” said Gerrad Pique on the Overlap to Garry Neville.

Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland are two of the world’s most wanted players by different football clubs globally due their impressive numbers at club level and their national teams, but one thing seems to be bonus for the two young footballers compared to the others: Manchester City and Real Madrid got their sight on them and the moves seem more likely.

LaLiga champions Real Madrid are interested in signing 23-year-old Mbappe from Paris Saint – Germain where the star shares the locker room with Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. His contract will expire this summer and the Spanish giants are interested in securing a free transfer. Mbappe has not decided his future yet but he has shown interest in playing for the Spanish giants in the past. The Paris Saint-German forward has scored 165 goals in 213 appearances since joining them and 26 goals for France national team in 54 appearances.

Erling Haaland has agreed to sign for English Premier League champions Manchester City and it will be announced soon according to SkyGermany. In addition, the young striker is regarded by many as one of the best central strikers in the world . The goal scorer has found the back of the net 85 times in 88 appearances for Borussia Dortmund and 15 times for Norway national team in 17 appearances.

In reference to stats, the young stars are expected to be successful if they sign for the teams that are demanding them . Mbappe with his pace, dribbling and finishing will suit Real Madrid style of play and Haaland with his athleticism and prolific finishing is all that Manchester City needs.

Many football pundits claim that that are about to turn over a new leaf in football , a new era is about to begin as  Ronaldo and  Messi are slowly reaching the end of their careers . Haaland and Mbappe are believed to be the successors of the two players and a new rivalry might begin as they join different clubs opinionater claims .     

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