PSG set to complete the signing of £33M rated Germany defender this summer

PSG set to complete the signing of £33M rated Germany defender this summer

- Schalke 04 defender Thilo Kehrer set to undergo medical at his new club PSG

- He has already agreed to join the Parisians this summer after ignoring Barcelona's interests

- The German youngster made 27 appearances for the Bundesliga side last season

French League giants Paris Saint Germain have reportedly agreed a deal in the range of £33 million for Schalke youngster Thilo Kehrer.

The 21-year-old is expected to undergo medical Parc Des Princess before signing the dotted lines before the close of transfer window.

Kehrer joined the Royal Blues in 2012 but broke into the main team last season - scoring four goals in 44 appearances for the club.

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He is also said to be wanted by Spanish League champions Barcelona, but the youngster chose to go for the mega move.

FC Schalke 04 sporting director Christian Heidel confirmed Kehrer said that: "In the end we decided to go for the transfer on financial grounds.

"Particularly since the player’s contract is due to expire next year. A few weeks ago we had actually agreed a contract extension with Thilo.

"If this offer from PSG were not to have come through, I’m sure he would have gone ahead with the extension, likewise if we had turned the offer down or in the unlikely event something was to stop this deal going ahead."

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The French League champions started their title defence with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Caen on Sunday with Neymar and Adrien Rabiot and Timothy Weah scoring a goal each in the game.

Legit.ng previously reported that Barcelona have completed the signing of Brazil midfielder Malcom Filipe Silva de Oliveira in a five year deal.

The Blaugrana beat Italian Seire A side AS Roma to the signing of the 21-year-old in a deal valued around £36.5 million with £900,000 in variables.

According to BBC, the Champions League semifinalists revealed earlier this week that they had reached an agreement with Bordeaux for the player but subject to a medical and personal terms.

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