PHOTOS: United Bound? Budding Bromance Between Mbappe & Rashford Throws Transfer Talk Into Overdrive

Tom Power
90Min

​Try not to get too excited just yet, Manchester United fans, but it appears that Marcus Rashford and Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe have something of a budding bromance going on.

Mbappe is one of Europe's hottest prospects after a standout campaign for the Ligue 1 leaders this term, and the striker is sure to be the subject of an intense transfer battle among some of the world's biggest clubs in this summer's transfer window.

After some revelatory Instagram posts, however, United fans could be forgiven for thinking that Mbappe could be heading to Old Trafford after the 18-year-old and Rashford were caught liking each other's images on the social media outlet:

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Of course, it seems that the duo are just good friends - particualrly given they're both under the age of 20 and are emerging as two of the most talented forwards in the current era at the same time - but United supporters won't let that logic stop them from dreaming.

It'll take a mammoth transfer bid to prise Mbappe away from Monaco anyway, so unless United can sell some fringe stars they could be beaten to the punch by other interested parties...

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