Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of Hugo Ekitike from Stade de Reims.
The French striker has joined on loan for the 2022/23 season and there is an option to turn the deal into a permanent transfer.
Reports in France claim that the transfer will ultimately be worth around 35 million euros for the 20-year-old French striker.
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Ekitike has played six times for the French international under-20 setup. Last season he scored 11 goals in 26 appearances for Reims.
He was heavily linked with a move to Newcastle in the January transfer window but now Ligue 1 champions PSG have confirmed the deal.
“Paris Saint-Germain are pleased to announce the signing of Hugo Ekitiké from Stade de Reims,” the club wrote on its official website.
PSG won the Ligue 1 title last season but parted ways with manager Mauricio Pochettino, who was replaced by Christophe Galtier.
Director Leonardo left with transfers now overseen by Luis Campos.
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08/08/2022 AT 08:39