Although Paris Saint-Germain has begun improving their midfield play, there still other aspects that sporting director Leonardo would like to fix, mainly, their size. Last summer, the capital club added Danilo Pereira, who helps address the height issue, considering the 29-year-old stands at 6′ 2″.
However, it appears as though they won’t stop at Pereira since the French giants would like to add another midfielder with some size. According to The Athletic (via Foot01), PSG is eyeing West Ham United FC midfielder Tomáš Souček, who would be the tallest midfielder at 6′ 4″ on Les Parisiens should they bring the player.
The 26-year-old joined The Hammers on a loan deal for the 2019-20 season from SK Slavia Prague. After one season, the English club decided to make his tenure permanent agreeing to a four-year contract and paying a transfer fee of around €21 million.
Despite the short time with West Ham, Souček’s transfer value sits around €40-million per Transfermarkt. If The Hammers don’t finish in the top four, it will be interesting to see if they’re open to selling the player as a means to gather funds to pay for a permanent deal for Jesse Lingard.
Regardless, expect PSG to pursue a midfielder with size this summer.
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