While there is no doubting the talents of Mbappe, players like Anthony Martial who showed so much promise in Ligue 1, has failed to deliver consistently in the Premier League.
Last season, Liverpool reportedly sent scouts to watch Mbappe, and in March, the Daily Mail claimed that the 18-year old "turned down" a move to Liverpool. He knows if he stays with Monaco, he will play all the time.
According to an article in today's L'Équipe, AS Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim's future is now in doubt, and a move to rivals PSG can not be excluded as a possibility.
For Monaco, after the euphoria of a French league title won in brilliant style, will come the realisation that this could be the start of a glorious era. Not only has he been prolific in front of goal, he was instrumental in Monaco's fascinating Champions League campaign before being eliminated by Juventus. "We found the right sporting and financial model for our club; it will be easier for us to keep our best players".
Mbappe is the hottest property in Europe at the moment after blasting 26 goals in 43 games to help Monaco win the Ligue 1 title and reach the last four of the Champions League.
Manchester United are now 7/1 favourites to sign Mbappe from Monaco according to Sky.
While they've been linked with countless names already, it's somewhat of a surprise to see them in the running of Mbappe who has attracted interest from all over Europe, including Real Madrid.
To put his impact in context, at the same age, Arsenal great Thierry Henry scored three goals in the French top flight during the 1995-96 season with Monaco.
Four players from that Ligue 2 winning team are in Monaco's current title-winning squad: Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic, defender Andrea Raggi, winger Nabil Dirar and forward Germain. Furthermore, they did so while beating Borussia Dortmund home and away in the Champions League quarterfinals.