How Real Madrid could line up after sealing Kylian Mbappe transfer as he forms stunning Galacticos team

KYLIAN MBAPPE looks set to spearhead Real Madrid’s new era of Galacticos.

Following years of speculation, the 25-year-old was announced as a Madrid player earlier today, which crashed the club’s website in the process.

Kylian Mbappe's role in Real Madrid remains to be seen


Kylian Mbappe’s role in Real Madrid remains to be seenCredit: Rex
The involvement of other stars such as Jude Bellingham will give Real Madrid's manager a real headache


The involvement of other stars such as Jude Bellingham will give Real Madrid’s manager a real headacheCredit: Getty
Mbappe joined the club after years of speculation


Mbappe joined the club after years of speculationCredit: AFP

The Frenchman has taken a £51million pay cut to join the Spanish giants, where he will earn £12.8m per year after tax.

Although he will earn a £106.5m signing-on bonus spread over the course of a five-year contract.

The World Cup superstar is joining a team already full of superstars like Jude Bellingham, Vinicius Jr and Federico Valverde that lifted La Liga, the Spanish Super Cup and the Champions League.

And he is not the only player who Los Blancos are targeting to further bolster their team.


Teenage prodigy Endrick will join the club in July 2024 when he turns 18.

And the club have been linked with a sensational swoop for Bayern Munich left-back Alphonso Davies, as if they needed to add to their pool of world class talent.

Kylian Mbappe ‘snaps up £15m mansion in Beckham’s old neighbourhood’ next door to Real Madrid legend and Hollywood star

By Gerard Couzens

KYLIAN MBAPPE has reportedly splashed out more than £15million on a mansion in Madrid.

The French superstar, whose drawn-out transfer to Real Madrid has finally being confirmed, is said to have finalised the purchase late last month.

Respected Spanish daily La Razon says the house he has bought is in the exclusive Madrid suburb of La Moraleja, where David Beckham spent most of his time living when he was in the Spanish capital.

And it says his neighbours will include former Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos and his stunning model wife Pilar Rubio as well as Hollywood star Richard Gere and his Spanish publicist wife Alejandra Silva.

La Razon said Mbappe had considered the gated estate of La Finca where Jude Bellingham lives and Cristiano Ronaldo still owns property as an option.

But it reported the 25-year-old, who threw an extravagant party for 250 guests at a stylish Italian restaurant a short walk from the Eiffel Tower, ended up opting for La Moraleja a 15-minute drive from Real Madrid’s Valdebebas training complex because it was “more comfortable.”

Read more on Mbappe’s property hunt.

But how will they all fit in?

One possible way Carlo Ancelotti can mastermind a way for all his attackers to flourish is by moving La Liga Player of the Season Bellingham back into midfield and playing a more traditional front three.

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One way Madrid may line up next season
One way Madrid may line up next season

That leaves the terrifying prospect to defenders facing up against Mbappe, Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo, with Bellingham, Valverde and Aurélien Tchouaméni behind them.

Pace merchant Davies may then pop up from left-back, with the vastly experienced trio of David Alaba, Antonio Rudiger and Dani Carvajal defending Thibaut Courtois in goal.

Kylian Mbappe signs for Real Madrid

Alternatively, sticking to their winning shape from this season, Madrid have the option of sticking Mbappe up front with Endrick or one of their other talented forwards.

Added steel in midfield may also see them play Eduardo Camavinga as Luka Modric shows his seasoned quality.

How Kylian Mbappe’s incredible seven-year body transformation propelled skinny teen into world’s best player

By Etienne Fermie

KYLIAN MBAPPE has entered his physical prime as he has FINALLY rubber-stamped his free transfer move to Real Madrid.

The 25-year-old has grown from a boy to a man in Ligue 1, first with Monaco and then with current side Paris Saint-Germain.

Mbappe debuted for Monaco as a skinny 16-year-old in 2015.

He even featured as a scrawny youngster against Tottenham at the old White Hart Lane that year, before fans realised what an icon he would become.

The following season, Mbappe really rose to superstardom as Monaco reached the Champions League semi-finals.

In a throwback snap shared earlier this week, an 18-year-old Mbappe could be seen chatting to a reporter after grabbing a Champions League brace against Borussia Dortmund in April 2017.

Read more on Mbappe’s incredible rise on and off the field.

Ferland Mendy remains a reliable options at left-back with Eder Militao able to step up into the defence and Andriy Lunin in goal.

These squads also omit a number of other stars such as Champions League final captain Nacho, highly-rated Arda Guler and Fran Garcia and useful squad options such as Stoke flop Joselu.

An alternative line up could also see Endrick involved in the team
An alternative line up could also see Endrick involved in the team


STAY in the know this summer with The Sun’s transfer experts.

Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of French phenomenon Kylian Mbappe.

Chelsea have announced the appointment of Enzo Maresca as the club’s new head coach.

Manchester City are reportedly keen on tying Erling Haaland down to a new deal.

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