Over the recent winter transfer window, rumors circulated over whether Leandro Paredes would remain at Paris Saint-Germain. At the time, Paredes still was not a clear-cut starter for the team. Thus, reports speculated over whether he would soon depart from the club.
Inter Milan was the one club that was heavily linked with Paredes. There were plenty of reports that pushed the Paredes to Inter rumor, including one that speculated over a player swap deal that would include Christian Eriksen.
In the end, Paredes stayed put past the winter transfer window as PSG officials chose not to pursue any move for his departure.
Now, for the first time, Paredes has revealed just why he did not end up joining the current Serie A leaders. As he detailed to Telefoot (via Le Parisien), the Argentine credits his PSG teammates in persuading him to stay at the club.
“I feel very good at this club,” Paredes said. “What made me stay is the confidence of my management, of my teammates. They called me to ask me to stay. This confirmed me in my decision.”
This decision is one that has surely paid off for Paredes. The Argentine is now more of a regular in PSG’s starting lineups and he has received playing time in some of the team’s biggest fixtures as of late.
Paredes is expected to remain a key player for PSG over its remaining fixtures this season.
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