Perceived as disappointing, in particular because of the imbroglio Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea), the winter transfer window of Paris Saint-Germain was especially lively in the direction of departures.
While PSG failed to recruit the Moroccan from Chelsea for administrative problems, the capital club also failed to bring in Milan Skriniar. The 27-year-old Inter central defender seems promised to PSG next summer, but the Slovak could have landed this winter, while the L1 leader’s defense is worrying. But Inter, having failed to find a replacement for Milan Skriniar, decided to keep the latter until the end of the season.
Next season, PSG should therefore be able to rely on the Slovak and, according to UOL, on the Brazilian Marquinhos. The 28-year-old defender will indeed soon extend his lease in Paris. Arrived at the club in 2013, the Brazilian, who became captain, was confident of an extension a month ago. From now on, the PSG must find a parade to extend the lease of Marquinhos until 2028, which is prohibited by the LFP. The club should therefore extend the defender until 2027, with an optional year.
Herrera gave in… for free
On loan since the start of the season at Athletic Bilbao, Ander Herrera was transferred to the Spanish club on the last day of the transfer window. Paris Saint-Germain, who had no right to loan another player after reaching the limit in the field this season, got rid of Keylor Navas via a loan (to Nottingham Forest), thanks to the sale of last minute from the Spanish midfielder.
Interviewed by the media DeiaAthletic Bilbao president Jon Uriate explained the move: “The loan has been transformed into a transfer. All this cost zero, without paying a euro for the loan, nor for the transfer. This is an administrative process that we finalized this week.”
PSG, pressed by time and circumstances, had to part with Ander Herrera for free, while the 33-year-old midfielder is assessed by the specialized site Transfermarkt at 4 million euros. A small waste of money for the capital club.