- Mauri Icardi will remain at PSG until June 2024
- The Argentine star has sealed a permanent deal to the French club
- Icardi arrived at the club in the summer of 2019
Former Inter Milan star who arrived Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on loan in 2019 has officially sealed a permanent deal with the French Ligue 1 club.
PSG and Inter Milan reached an agreement and Icardi has signed permanent a contract till 2024 with the French giants.
The 27-year-old Argentina international who arrived on loan in the summer of 2019 signed a four-year deal with the capital club.
A fee of £45million plus £7.2million in bonuses was agreed for the player who has scored 20 goals and made four assists for the club in 31 appearances.
“Mauro Icardi signs Paris Saint-Germain contract until 30 June 2024.
“The 27-year-old Argentina international has signed a four-year deal with the capital club until 30 June 2024,” the club said in a statement.
Icardi has been previously targeted by London clubs Arsenal and Chelsea, with the Gunners scouting for replacements for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Blues boss Frank Lampard keen to recruit a forward.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have reportedly completed the signing of 19-year-old George Lewis to make him the club’s first summer deal.
The Gunners are desperate in bolstering the squad in the next months despite having a very tight budget, as new manager Mikel Arteta wants to return the team to winning ways.
Details of the deal was made public by youth blogger, Jeorge Bird, who claimed that the Fram Larvik youngster was penned down after a superb performance during trials in March.
Reports have it that the winger will team up with the clubs U23 side when at the start of next season. Born in Rwanda, he is also eligible to play for Norway at the senior national team level.
Legit.ng earlier reported that German League giants Bayern Munich have reportedly offered Manchester City a sum of £35 million for their winger Leroy Sane.
The 24-year-old has been out of action since last August after picking an anterior cruciate ligament injury during his side's Community Shield clash against Liverpool.
He has since returned to training but the suspension of the Premier League has kept him from kicking a ball nearly a year after.
The English topflight was suspended in mid-March owing to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world.
According to the Mirror, the Bavarians are now hoping they can secure the winger's signature for much lesser than they had originally planned with the economic hardship caused by COVID-19.
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