“I told him it was cool, but what does it actually matter? It doesn’t. The front page of Marca will not define me or allow me to perform well in matches. It’s not real life, but it is the media world, the football business. They talk about me today but tomorrow, they’ll be talking about another.
“In the dressing room, they put the cover up and laughed: ‘Oh, you’re leaving us already?’. It’s flattering, but I don’t wake up in the morning thinking about it.”
Tchouameni has played 47 times across all competitions this season, taking his total appearances for Monaco to 92. He joined them from French rivals Bordeaux in a £16million deal in 2020, and his current club are primed to make a huge profit if they sell him.