Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal have made a world record £259m bid for Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe, reports the Press Association.
The 24-year-old France captain, who has a year left on his contract, has refused to sign an extension at the French champions and was not part of the pre-season tour to Japan.
PSG want to sell Mbappe now rather than let him leave for free next summer.
Neymar’s £200m move from Barcelona to PSG in 2017 is the current record.
Timeline of events
May 2022: Mbappe signs lucrative three-year deal to stay at PSG, turning down a move to Real Madrid.
December 2022: Scores hat-trick but France beaten on penalties in World Cup final by Argentina.
March 2023: Named captain of France, replacing the retired Hugo Lloris.
April 2023: Wins sixth Ligue 1 title of career and fifth with PSG.
13 June 2023: Mbappe tweets he wants to stay at PSG for now but will not extend his contract beyond 2024.
5 July 2023: Told by PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi he must sign a new contract if he wants to stay.
9 July 2023: Calls PSG a “divisive” club in comments made to France Football magazine.
21 July 2023: Left out of PSG squad for pre-season tour of Japan and South Korea.
22 July 2023: French footballers’ union says it could take legal action after accusing PSG of “moral harassment” for leaving Mbappe out of pre-season tour squad.
24 July 2023: Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal make world record £259m bid for Mbappe, reports PA.