10 Jul PSG to maintain Keylor Navas as No. 1 regardless of Gianluigi Donnarumma’s imminent arrival
PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas is prone to keep on the membership when Italy No. 1 Gianluigi Donnarumma joins as a free agent, sources have advised Football4cast.
Italy worldwide Donnarumma, 22, will be a part of after turning down a brand new contract at AC Milan, the place he made 251 senior appearances.
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PSG had not deliberate to recruit a goalkeeper this summer time, preferring to stay with Navas, however the alternative to signal Donnarumma on a free agent deal was thought of too good to show down.
Nevertheless, Navas is predicted to start out the marketing campaign because the first-choice goalkeeper.
French newspaper L’Equipe reported on Friday that Navas, who signed a brand new contract final month, was livid upon listening to that the membership have been set signal to Donnarumma this summer time however has since been persuaded to battle for the No. 1 spot.
The Costa Rica worldwide conceded simply 18 objectives in 29 Ligue 1 video games final season and has a detailed relationship with supervisor Mauricio Pochettino, who was employed in January.
There’s a small likelihood that Donnarumma will return to the Serie A on mortgage, however Pochettino is getting ready to maintain two senior goalkeepers in his squad this season.
Donnarumma’s arrival will imply PSG have 9 goalkeepers beneath skilled contract on the membership. The checklist additionally consists of Alphonse Areola, who’s again from his mortgage spell at Fulham and Sergio Rico, who performed backup to Navas final season. The French giants try to dump each goalkeepers.