The PSG transfer window accelerated on Saturday. On the eve of his departure on a ten-day tour of Japan, the capital club scored a boost for its second recruit, after Portuguese midfielder Vitinha: striker Hugo Eketiki. The 1.90-meter-tall Rémois joined Paris from Stade de Reims, where he has been playing since 2013. At 20 years old, he is one of the greatest hopes of French football. Its official arrival since Saturday.
1 year loan with purchase option
PSG and Reims have reached an agreement about thirty million euros but in the form of a one-year loan with an option to buy. Eketek arrived in the capital on Friday, passed his medical and signed his contract at La Factory, the club’s headquarters in the evening. Thus, the France Under-20 international is realizing his “dream” of wearing the red and blue shirt as his idol Kylian Mbappe while Newcastle was also in the squad and made more money to Stade de Reims.
“We did not reach the amount offered by Newcastle (the English club offered 35 + 6 million bonuses) but Hugo Ikitaki has always been respectful towards the club. “We are pleased to allow him to fulfill his dream,” Reims president Jean-Pierre Caillou explains to the newspaper. the Union. After this signing, Ekitike will join his teammates who left on Saturday afternoon for Tokyo (Japan).