PSG pip Chelsea to signing of Zenit midfielder Paredes


Chelsea were connected with Zenit midfielder Leandro Paredes, yet the Argentinian has rather picked to join Paris Saint-Germain.

Paris Saint-Germain have finished the marking of Leandro Paredes, beating Chelsea to the mark of the Zenit midfielder.

Paredes was allegedly a best focus for the Premier League side however he has rather picked to join the Ligue 1 pioneers for a revealed expense of €45million.

PSG head mentor Thomas Tuchel had clarified his longing to include a midfielder in the January exchange window, with Lassana Diarra and Marco Verratti both harmed.

Adrien Rabiot is likewise inaccessible as the France worldwide has been administered out of choice dispute because of his continuous contract remain off, bringing about Brazilian protectors Marquinhos and Dani Alves filling in as stopgap midfielders.

Be that as it may, Tuchel has now got his man as Paredes, who joined Zenit from Roma in 2017, has marked a four-and-a-half-year bargain at the Parc des Princes.

“I’m exceptionally pleased to join Paris Saint-Germain,” Paredes told the club’s site.

“After my past encounters in Italy and Russia, I presently have this awesome chance, not exclusively to find another alliance, yet over each of the one to wear one the most renowned club shirts on the planet. I’d like to thank the director and the mentor for the certainty they have appeared in me by marking me.

“We as a whole know the remarkable donning measurement of Paris Saint-Germain, its players and staff. I share a similar high desire and I will do all that I can to give my club what it expects of me as a midfielder. I likewise anticipate the enthusiastic climate of the Parc des Princes, as I grew up with football fever in Argentina.”

Paredes joins comrade Angel Di Maria in the French capital, with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi respecting the 25-year-old to his new club.

“Leandro carries with him the customary qualities of Argentinian football – a battling soul and amazing specialized abilities. He will convey a great deal to our midfield and I am certain he will fit rapidly into our mentor’s efficient and driven group.

“Leandro’s entry will keep the force, both on the pitch and among our supporters, in front of the real occasions coming up. Energizing occasions lie ahead.”

Paredes is PSG’s first marking of the January exchange window, yet Tuchel’s squad could be helped further before Thursday’s due date.

Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure is apparently an objective and Everton supervisor Marco Silva affirmed on Monday that the Toffees have rejected an offered from PSG for Idrissa Gueye.

Reports have guaranteed Gueye has delivered a move ask for in an offer to compel a move.


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