Hugo Ekitike (Photo by Philippe Lecour/FEP/Icon Sport)
Manuel Ugarte’s move to Paris Saint-Germain could be an exit for Hugo Iketiki and El Chadel Picciapo.
Paris Saint-Germain is close to completing the arrival of Uruguayan midfielder Manuel Ugarte (22) from Sporting Lisbon, by paying a release clause of 60 million euros. Ugarte was even going to have his medical in Paris and would thus be the third summer reinforcement the club has already completed, along with Milan Skriniar and Marco Asensio. According to information from Fabrizio Romano, it will be necessary to wait until July to formalize PSG.
But according to the Portuguese media Oh jojoUgarte won’t be the only player affected by the PSG – Sporting connection. In fact, Hugo Iketiki (20) and El Chadel Picciapo (18) could be included in the deal and go in the opposite direction this summer. The Portuguese club appreciates the file of Ekitike, who was recruited to Reims for nearly 35 million euros, and sees in Bitshiabu the ideal replacement for Gonçalo Inácio, who is coveted by Liverpool and Newcastle in particular. He follows…