Tottenham Hotspur Right Back Hints at a Possible Return to PSG; Agent Reportedly Made Contact With Leonardo to Gauge Interest

Former Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier spent parts of three years with the capital club before departing to Tottenham Hotspur in 2017. During an interview with Canal Plus (via Canal Supporters), the 28-year-old defender hinted about a possible return to Les Parisiens

“Could you go back to PSG? This is the club that I liked the most out of all the clubs I have been. First Lens because I was trained there. But the club where I made myself as a man, professional and where I made myself known the most by my qualities, is in Paris. This is where I had the most fun. When I was little, before arriving at Lens, PSG were my favorite club,” Aurier said. 

“So you can imagine, one day, it wouldn’t even bother me (to come back), with pleasure. Because PSG is my favorite club, I will never refuse a proposal from Paris, that’s for sure. Today, I am in a situation with my club (under contract until 2022). Maybe I wrote something there, but maybe the chapter is not finished. If it ever happens, why not. But if it doesn’t show up, I’m fine here, and it’s going well for me.”

With Aurier stating that he’d be open to a possible return to PSG, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that his agent reportedly reached out to Leonardo, PSG’s sporting director, about a possible return. 

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According to Paris Fans, the former PSG right-back’s agent contacted Leonardo before their fixture against RC Strasbourg Alsace to gauge his interest. 

The potential transfer is in its beginning stages, but the French media outlet does provide two ways for such a possible move to occur. The first is a loan, which will be difficult. 

Although Aurier isn’t a full-time starter, he has made eight appearances in the 14 fixtures Spurs have played this season, with all eight being starts, which is why it would be a challenging task to get a loan for a significant depth piece for Spurs. 

However, the second option is for PSG to use Julian Draxler in a swap deal, but for the most part, these are options and not advance talks, states Paris Fans

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