Paris Saint-Germain has added plenty of names to reinforce their squad for the 2021-22 season. However, the capital club needs to begin selling players, and the first name that looks to be departing is Mitchel Bakker.
Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano reports that the 21-year-old defender will be joining the Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of €10-million plus add-ons. Bakker will sign with the German club until 2026.
With the departure of Bakker, the left-back position leaves Layvin Kurzawa and Juan Bernat, who is coming off a severe knee injury that made him miss the majority of the 2020-21 season.
Having those two names could probably lead to PSG perhaps looking to strengthen that position considering the French giants might want any team to take Kurzawa off their hands.
Nonetheless, the move benefits both clubs as Les Parisiens gets a transfer fee for a player that wasn’t starting. Meanwhile, Bakker gets a chance to fight for a starting position in a less-pressure situation.
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