It’s no secret that Layvin Kurzawa’s days in Paris Saint-Germain’s colors are coming to an end. With the January window set to open this week, the French left-back is seeing his name linked to English clubs as well as Serie A side Inter Milan.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport (via Culture PSG), Inter is looking to upgrade their left-back position and they have Kurzawa as their second choice. Currently, I Nerazzurri have Marcos Alonso of Chelsea FC at the top of their transfer wish list; but if they can’t reach an agreement with the London club, then Inter could turn their attention to Kurzawa.
With only six months left in his contract, PSG has an ultimatum on their hands when it comes to Kurzawa. The capital club can either sell Kurzawa and receive a small return or hold onto him for depth purposes, which would come in handy as PSG is currently competing in the UEFA Champions League, Coupe de France, and Coupe de la Ligue. Add those competitions to their Ligue 1 schedule, and PSG will need as many bodies to rotate to keep everyone fresh, which is why Les Parisiens would instead let Kurzawa walk on a free to keep him for the remainder of the season. If they were to sell the 27-year-old, Juan Bernat would remain the lone first-team left-back and put pressure on PSG to find a replacement.
Furthermore, if PSG decides to bring in someone outside of Ligue 1, it will take time for a newcomer to adapt. PSG perhaps wouldn’t have the patience for a new player to jump on a moving train and would instead bite the bullet on Kurzawa. Nonetheless, come the summer, there will be plenty of suitors for the Frenchman.
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