PSG Mercato: Paris SG Considering Paying Release Clause for Sevilla Defender

Paris Saint-Germain’s center-back quality begins to thin after Marquinhos and Presnel Kimpembe. Thilo Kehrer and Abdou Diallo fail to convince, which is why the capital club sees its name connected with Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos. 

After Thiago Silva’s departure to Chelsea FC last summer, Les Parisiens opted to go with Kehrer and Diallo. PSG was hoping one of those two would assume that role behind Kimpembe and Marquinhos. 

However, that doesn’t seem to be going as planned. Furthermore, with Thomas Tuchel gone and new manager Mauricio Pochettino in charge. The Argentine tactician might not have the two Tuchel recruits in his plans. 

With the center-back quality play thin after Kimpembe and Marquinhos, Diario AS reports that PSG is among the clubs showing interest in Sevilla FC’s Jules Koundé and might be willing to pay his €80-million release clause. 

The 22-year-old defender is one of the Spanish club’s bright stars as the Parisien has made 70 appearances for Sevilla in his two seasons, with the majority coming at center-back. As for the cost, Transfermarkt places the France international’s value at €50-million. 

However, last summer, Manchester City FC offered €55-million for Koundé, but Sevilla rejected the offer. The Spanish club likely wants a sum close to Koundé’s release clause, especially if Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, PSG, and Manchester United are preparing to bid for the young defender. 

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