Paris Saint-Germain have officially completed the signing of German World Cup winner Julian Draxler, a player who was until recently heavily linked with both Arsenal and Juventus, 90min reports.
The move to France, believed to be worth around €45m, comes just 18 months after the winger joined Wolfsburg in a high profile transfer from Schalke.
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Signing a four-and-a-half year contract with PSG until 2021, Draxler told his new club’s official website of his delight at sealing the move.
“It is with great joy and great anticipation that I join Paris Saint-Germain,,” he said.
“For the first time in my career, I am going to discover a new country, a new league and I am very proud to experience this new chapter at a club which has become a reference in Europe, and which has recruited many very great players over the years.
“I intend to help Paris Saint-Germain win new titles and continue to grow internationally.”
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi said,
“I am delighted to welcome Julian Draxler to the Paris Saint-Germain family. The signature of this coveted German international reaffirms the strong power of attraction of the club for players of great talent.
“His qualities have everything to fit with our project and to seduce our fans. With the recruitment of Julian Draxler, PSG maintains ambitions at a very high level.”