Campbell: Mbappe’s value will keep rising

Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell believes the value of Gunners target Kylian Mbappe will continue to rise and clubs need to move on him soon.

The 18-year-old Monaco forward helped his club secure the Ligue 1 title on Wednesday when he scored his 15th league goal of the season. He also scored six Champions League goals and registered 11 league assists.

Numerous clubs have been linked with the exciting young talent, and Campbell has urged the suitors to move quickly because the striker's price tag will continue to increase.

He told the Daily Mail: "I think the new guy on the block in Monaco, Kylian Mbappe. Bags of confidence, he reminds me… he could even be the next [Thierry] Henry.

"OK, he has got a long way to go for that but he's showing potential that maybe if you wait two, three years he might cost just a bit too much as time goes on.

"So for me, the art of deal-making in players is catch them young and have that nous to think this guy is going to be the next best thing. You wait too long and it's costing too much money."