Reigning Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain might face uncertainity heading into the 2019/20 season. After another disappointing year and considering the potential departure of Neymar, there are chances the French giants could look like a different club once the new season kicks in.
With that in mind, Les Parisiens have been looking at ways to bolster their depth and have reportedly secured their first new player of the summer. We are talking about Pablo Sarabia, as the French giants have acquired the Sevilla playmaker in a deal worth over €20 million.
The 27-year-old attacking midfielder has reportedly signed a five-year deal at the club, and this means he will be tied to PSG until the end of the 2023/24 season. Sarabia becomes the second summer signing for PSG but the first one where they had to spend money, as they previously acquired former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera on a free transfer.
Signing Sarabia could be huge for PSG but not exactly due to his game-changing skills. He joined the French side on a relatively cheap deal – if we consider how inflated the market has been in recent years – and that could be huge for the club’s chances to avoid issues with the FIFA Fair Play Financial Rules. Milan were a victim of this issue, and PSG do not want to fall into that scenario as well.
Sarabia should be quite productive at PSG. He’s coming off a successful three-year spell at Sevilla, where he registered 43 goals in 101 appearances for Los Nervionenses.