Paris Saint-Germain added a fifth participant to their squad because the begin of the summer season switch window by signing France defender Lucas Hernández from Bayern Munich on a five-year contract on Sunday after an extended spell on the sidelines with damage.
Hernández hasn’t performed a aggressive sport since injuring his knee whereas taking part in for France in opposition to Australia on the World Cup in November.
“I’m actually excited! I’ve been ready to affix PSG for a very long time, and it’s lastly occurred. It’s a really big day for me and I’m very completely satisfied to be right here,” Hernández stated in a press release from PSG.
No official figures was given for the deal however French newspaper L’Equipe stated it was value round 40 million euros ($44 million).
Hernández received the Bundesliga title in every of his 4 seasons at Bayern and the Champions League in 2020, although he was an unused substitute when Bayern beat PSG 1-0 within the last.
“We wish to thank Lucas Hernández for 4 very profitable years collectively. He at all times gave all the pieces, we had been at all times impressed by his preventing spirit and his ardour. FC Bayern needs him all the very best for the longer term,” stated Bayern CEO Jan-Christian Dreesen.
Following one other season marked by one more failure to win the Champions League, PSG has been lively within the switch market. Along with hiring Luis Enrique as its new coach, the French champions have additionally signed Marco Asensio, Milan Skriniar, Manuel Ugarte and Lee Kang-In.
The 27-year-old Hernández received the 2018 World Cup with France, and has 33 worldwide caps. In Paris, he might be reunited with two different French world champions, Kylian Mbappé and Presnel Kimpembe. It stays unclear, nonetheless, whether or not Mbappe will nonetheless be a PSG participant subsequent season amid his ongoing contract dispute.
Bayern Munich make new bid for Harry Kane
Harry Kane potential departure from Tottenham Hotspur continues to seize the headlines. And on Sunday, German giants Bayern Munich made an improved bid for the England striker, providing him €80m together with add-ons, hoping that it could lure him away from London.
Spurs had earlier rejected a bid of €70m from Bayern. Kane’s contract with the Spurs is ready to run out subsequent summer season, however at the very least to date, he actually has not proven a lot curiosity in signing a brand new contract.
Bayern have submitted their second bid for Harry Kane — confirmed. 🚨🔴
Proposal value €80m plus add-ons, as @Plettigoal reported.
Tottenham already rejected €70m plus add-ons final week — and preliminary feeling after second bid is analogous from Spurs, ready on official reply. pic.twitter.com/GRJRXF2N3G
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 9, 2023
Additionally it is related to notice that even Manchester United had been enthusiastic about Kane at one stage, however later pulled out of the race over the hefty quantity the membership must pay for his companies.
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