Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), one of the most successful football clubs in Europe, is reportedly interest in signing Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior. The Brazilian forward has caught the eye of PSG’s sporting director, Leonardo, and could be a valuable addition to the French team’s attacking options.
Vinicius Junior, who joined Real Madrid in 2018 from Brazilian side Flamengo, has been one of the standout players for the Spanish giants this season. The 21-year-old has scored six goals and provided six assists in 22 La Liga appearances. It is helping his team to challenge for the title alongside rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
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His performances have not gone unnoticed, and. It is a rumor that PSG is ready to make a move for him in the summer transfer window. The Parisian club is to be willing to pay up to €70 million for the young forward, who is a long-term replacement for their aging star, Neymar Jr.
Vinicius Junior has all the attributes to succeed in the French league. His lightning pace, dribbling skills, and eye for goal make him a dangerous player to play against. He is also comfortable playing on both wings, which gives PSG more flexibility in attack. The Brazilian’s versatility and youthfulness are qualities that will undoubtedly appeal to Leonardo and PSG’s head coach, Mauricio Pochettino.
Why PSG is interested in Vinicius Junior?
PSG’s interest in Vinicius Junior comes at a time when the club is looking to strengthen its attacking options. The team already boast the likes of Neymar Jr., Kylian Mbappe, and Angel Di Maria, but Neymar’s contract is set to expire in 2022. PSG needs to prepare for life without the Brazilian superstar. Vinicius Junior could be the perfect player to fill that void.
However, signing Vinicius Junior will not be an easy task for PSG. Real Madrid is unlikely to let go of their young star without a fight. They will demand a high transfer fee for him. The Spanish club has invested heavily in Vinicius Junior, and they see him as a future star for the team. Moreover, Real Madrid has a long history of being reluctant to let go of their top players.
Despite the challenges, PSG is determine to sign Vinicius Junior. They have already made contact with the player’s representatives to discuss a potential move. The French club is to be willing to offer the Brazilian a five-year contract worth around €10 million per season. Which is more than what he currently earns at Real Madrid.
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