French Champions PSG Agree Deal With Lille to Sign 2016 Golden Boy Winner Renato Sanches

French Champions PSG Agree Deal With Lille to Sign 2016 Golden Boy Winner Renato Sanches

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:08 PM
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  • French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are on the cusp of securing the services of former Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches
  • The Parisians, who are looking at a massive change in transfer policy have opted to sign younger talents as opposed to the previous approach of attracting A-list players
  • The change in transfer policy, led by Sporting Director Lucas Ocampos and new trainer Christoph Galtier, has seen PSG sign Vitinha, Nuno Mendes and Nordi Mukiele

Paris Saint-Germain have reached an agreement with Lille for the services of Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches.

The reigning French champions reached a full agreement with Lille for a fee of €15 million after both parties agreed on a deal last night.

According to transfer market specialist, Fabrizio Romano the medical tests for Renato has been scheduled to take place in Paris.

Renato Sanches, Lille, Paris Saint-Germain, here we go
2016 Golden Boy winner Renato Sanches is on the verge of joining Paris Saint-Germain after the French champions agreed on a deal with Lille. Photo credit: @FabrizioRomano @LOSC_EN
Source: Twitter

The 2016 Golden Boy award winner appeared on the wishlist of new manager Christoph Galtier following the club's resolve for a mass clear out which has seen Angel Di Maria depart on a free transfer.

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Fellow attackers Julian Draxler and Pablo Sarabia, midfielders Georginio Wijnaldum and Idrissa Gana Gueye headline the list deemed as surplus to requirements at the Parc des Princes.

The Parisians, led by new Sporting Director Lucas Ocampos, have veered off their initial high-profile transfer targets with a new approach for younger talents.

Sanches leaves Lille after an impressive three-year spell, having arrived from Bayern Munich, during which he made 91 appearances and was notably part of the team that won the 2020/21 league title.

The 24-year-old midfielder has previously featured for Benfica, Bayern Munich, Swansea and Lille since making his competitive debut in 2015.

PSG reject chance to sign wantaway Man United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that French champions Paris Saint-Germain has rejected the possibility of signing the Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo, 37, is currently staring at an uncertain future with the Red Devils despite having a year left on his Old Trafford deal.

The Portugal captain wants to keep playing in the UEFA Champions League and would consider joining Chelsea this summer.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.