Antonio Conte has showered praise on teenage Monaco phenonomenon Kylian Mbappe, stating his belief that he will go on to become one of football's greats.
The 18-year-old has enjoyed an incredible second season for the Ligue 1 side, guiding them to the top of the league as well as a Champions League semi-final.
That form has not gone unnoticed, with some of Europe's biggest clubs already linked with an interest in his signature.
And Conte admitted that he is a big admirer of the wonderkid.
"I don't like to talk about players from other teams, but in this case it's normal to tell he is a very good prospect," the Chelsea manager said in an interview with SFR Sport.
"For sure, he is still very young and he has a lot of room to improve.
"But he has all the characteristics to become a top player."
Mbappe has played 39 games in his first full season for Monaco, scoring an impressive 24 goals in all competitions.