Asensio and Ugarte set for PSG moves after passing medicals

AFP , Tuesday 6 Jun 2023

Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio and Sporting Lisbon midfielder Manuel Ugarte are set to join Paris Saint-Germain after passing their medicals, a source at the Ligue 1 champions told AFP.

Marco Asensio
(FILES) Former Real Madrid s Spanish midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates scoring his team s first goal during the Spanish league football match between Real Madrid CF and RC Celta de Vigo at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 22, 2023. Photo: AFP


Spain international Asensio, 27, will leave Real Madrid as a free agent with his deal ending later this month.

He won three Champions League titles in an eight-year spell in Madrid.

According to French media, Uruguay international Ugarte, 22, will cost PSG 60 million euros ($64 million). He has three years remaining on his contract with Sporting.

The two arrivals come days after Lionel Messi and Sergio departed the club and coach Christophe Galtier is also leaving.

PSG have been linked with moves for the French international trio of Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez, Eintracht Frankfurt attacker Randal Kolo Muani and Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram.

They are also in negotiations with Inter Milan's Slovakia centre-back Milan Skriniar.

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