DONE DEAL: PSG Signs Argentine Star
Paris St Germain have all the stars in their squad, but they are still looking for more to make them even stronger.
To this end, the Parisians have signed midfielder Leandro Paredes from Zenit St Petersburg on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
The 25-year-old Argentinian made 61 appearances for the Russian club, scoring 10 goals and providing 15 assists having joined the club from Roma in 2017.
Paredes told PSG’s website: “I’m very proud to be joining Paris St Germain.
“After my previous experiences in Italy and Russia, I now have this fantastic opportunity, not only to discover a new league, but above all to wear one of the most prestigious club jerseys in the world.
“I’d like to thank the chairman (Nasser Al-Khelaifi) and the coach (Thomas Tuchel) for the confidence they have shown in me by signing me.
“We all know the extraordinary sporting dimension of Paris St Germain, its players and staff.
“I share the same high ambitions and I will do everything I can to give my club what it expects of me as a midfielder.
“I also look forward to the passionate atmosphere of the Parc des Princes, as I grew up with football fever in Argentina.”
Al-Khelaifi added: “Leandro’s arrival will keep the momentum, both on the pitch and among our supporters, ahead of the major events coming up. Exciting times lie ahead.”
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