If Atletico Madrid is serious about their reported interest in Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, they now know the cost.
Relevo’s Matteo Moretto reports that PSG has set an €80 million price tag for their midfielder. Verratti’s performances for PSG have caught the attention of Atletico Madrid. The capital club is changing their midfield, and Verratti could be had for the right price.
💣🚨| PSG's asking price for Marco Verratti: €80M
— Atletico Universe (@atletiuniverse) July 13, 2023
Atletico Madrid’s interest in Verratti highlights their ambition to bolster their squad with top-quality midfield talent. The Spanish club, known for their strong defensive organization, sees Verratti as a player who can provide creativity and composure in the heart of their midfield.
PSG’s decision to place a hefty price tag on Verratti sends a clear message that they are unwilling to entertain offers below their valuation. The 30-year-old’s contract runs through 2026, so the Ligue 1 side can demand any price.
As the transfer window progresses, the spotlight will be on Atletico Madrid and their next move regarding Verratti. Whether they will meet PSG’s valuation or explore alternative midfield options remains to be seen.
With Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos gone and Kylian Mbappé’s future uncertain, another player could be on the way out too that might surprise people this summer.