PSG Reportedly Interested in Signing €50M-Rated Leicester City Midfielder

Paris Saint-Germain’s search for midfield reinforcements continues and a new name enters the transfer rumor mill.

According to Julien Laurens of ESPN, the newly crowned Ligue 1 champions are interested in Leicester City FC’s Wilfred Ndidi.

The Nigeria international has been vital for the Foxes in their ascension in the Premier League table (currently third) but he doesn’t have all of the qualities that PSG’s sporting director is looking form.

According to Leonardo’s own words, he is looking for a midfielder but one that is tall and physically imposing. At 5’11” and 176 lbs., Ndidi doesn’t exactly fit the mold of an enforcer.

Ndidi won’t come cheap either. The 23-year-old is under contract with Leicester until 2024 and Laurens believes the club will demand €45-€50 million to let him go.

Other options PSG are reportedly interested in pursuing include Tiémoué Bakayoko and Thomas Partey.

Currently, Idrissa Gueye, Leandro Paredes, Ander Herrera, Marco Verratti, and even Marquinhos and Tanguy Kouassi play in the midfield for PSG. That’s a solid group but since Thiago Motta retired in 2018, the club has failed to replace what he brought to the middle of the park. Perhaps Ndidi is that player.

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Tags Idrissa Gueye Leandro Paredes Leicester City Marco Verratti Marquinhos Tanguy Kouassi Thomas Partey Tiémoué Bakayoko transfers Wilfred Ndidi

5 Comments

  1. Pete says:

    Lol…try £150 million.
    Only 18 months into a 6 year contract with no rekease clause.
    Dream on! 🤣

  2. Ffs Dolo says:

    Better than any PSG midfielder, “45-€50 million to let him go” HAHAAHHHHAHAHA

    1. Ed says:

      Isn’t that how much Leicester sold Kante for? I don’t think it’s unreasonable to expect Ndidi to go for the same. Besides, I’m just reporting the figure from someone in the know.

      1. James Smith says:

        Kante had a release clause and was worth way more than the £32 mill

        1. Ed says:

          Thanks for the clarification.

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