One of the critical areas of need for Paris Saint-Germain is the midfield, an ongoing issue for the last couple of years. It’s one of the reason’s the capital club bought Idrissa Gueye for €32 million from Everton FC a year ago.
However, if you were to ask Canal Football Club analyst Pierre Ménès, he would like to see Les Parisiens move on from Gueye. Ménès spoke with Senego, and the French football pundit gave his thoughts on the 30-year-old midfielder.
“I think Idrissa Gana Gueye struggled a lot after her great game in September against Real Madrid. His injury cut him off. He lacks density in the game. He lacks too much personality. I think to weigh well,” Ménès said. “The PSG is a bit high for him. He can do better. But since he has good odds in England, he can be among the players that PSG can try to sell.”
Then Ménès went into whether or not Gueye should be departing PSG.
“He has good odds in England. He should have no trouble getting back to the Premier League,” Ménès said. “I think Idrissa Gana Gueye struggled a lot after her great game in September against Real Madrid. His injury cut him off. He lacks density in the game. He lacks too much personality.”
At 30, Gueye has a season or two left in his prime before he begins seeing a decline, but injuries could accelerate this process. The Senegal international missed seven games due to groin and hamstring injuries.
Ménès does seem to think that returning to England with a club that doesn’t have PSG’s pressures is what’s best for Gueye. Adding that he but doesn’t feel he’s the caliber for the capital club.
There’s some reported interest that Manchester United could be targeting Gueye to return to the Premier League, so we will see what happens with the midfielder.
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