Two of the world's most expensive teenage footballers are 'verbally committed' to Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe and Gianluigi DonnarummaGetty ImagesKylian Mbappé (top) and Gianluigi Donnarumma (bottom) could cost £115 million.

AS Monaco forward Kylian Mbappé and AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma have reportedly pledged their futures to Real Madrid.

Spanish sports publication MARCA reports that Mbappé and Donnarumma are “verbally committed” to the La Liga club.

The only question mark, the newspaper claims, would be whether manager Zinedine Zidane bought the players this summer, or next.

Mbappé, 18, has been likened to France football legend Thierry Henry and has already attracted a bid from Arsenal.

MARCA, however, noted that the player would be “excited to work with Zidane” rather than Arsène Wenger.

Donnarumma, also 18, recently rejected an £80,000 per week contract extension at Milan and could be looking at alternative options. Real, though, could be tempted to wait a year and sign the player for free in 2018 as Donnarumma’s contract expires in 12 months’ time.

Mbappé, at €92.6 million (£81 million), is the most expensive teenager in world football, according to CIES research. Donnarumma, meanwhile, is valued at €39 million (£34.1 million).

Signing both players this summer could, in theory, cost Real Madrid £115.1 million.

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