It’s no secret that Paris Saint-Germain sporting director, Leonardo, is looking to improve their midfield by preferably adding a tall midfielder to pair with Marco Verratti and Idrissa Gueye.
Despite the prerequisite of wanting someone over 6’0″, it looks as though the club might make an exception for one player, Juventus FC’s Miralem Pjanić.
According to reporter Gianluca Di Marzio (via Culture PSG), PSG has a growing interest in the 30-year-old, and it seems as though they’ll enter the race with FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC for the Bosnian international. The Italian journalist is also stating that Les Parisiens could add in Leandro Paredes in a transfer deal.
For most of his career in Italy, Pjanić has played in the central midfield role. However, this season, he has moved over to play as a defensive midfielder. If a move to PSG is in the cards, Pjanić could help fill two roles.
Now, when it comes to the cost, the 30-year-old’s transfer value sits around €52 million per Transfermarkt, and with the likes of Barcelona and Chelsea, the price could potentially rise.
With needs at elsewhere in the squad, PSG will be wise to not overspend on a player who is 30-years-old and not exactly what they’re looking for physically. I’m sure they’ll be more than happy to watch Barcelona and Chelsea get into a bidding war.
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