PSG sign Leandro Parades
Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the signing of Leandro Daniel Paredes from Zenit St Petersburg on a four-and-a-half year deal with the club until 30 June 2023.
Leandro will wear the number 8 jersey for the Rouge et Bleu and speaking after penning his deal said
“I’m very proud to be joining Paris Saint-Germain, said Leandro Paredes on signing his contract. After my previous experiences in Italy and Russia, I now have this fantastic opportunity, not only to discover a new league, but above all one to wear one the most prestigious club jerseys in the world. He told the club website.
“I’d like to thank the chairman and the coach for the confidence they have shown in me by signing me.
We all know the extraordinary sporting dimension of Paris Saint-Germain, its players and staff. I share the same high ambitions and I will do everything I can to give my club what it expects of me as a midfielder. I also look forward to the passionate atmosphere of the Parc des Princes, as I grew up with football fever in Argentina.”
“We are very happy to welcome Leandro Paredes into the Paris Saint-Germain family today,” said Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, Chairman and CEO of Paris Saint-Germain.
“Leandro brings with him the traditional strengths of Argentinian football- a fighting spirit and excellent technical skills. He will bring a lot to our midfield and I am sure he will fit quickly into our coach’s well-organised and ambitious team. Leandro’s arrival will keep the momentum, both on the pitch and among our supporters, ahead of the major events coming up. Exciting times lie ahead.”