French giant, PSG complete signing of Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes on four-and-a-half year deal

French giant, Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of Argentine international Leandro Paredes from Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.

The 25-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with the club after completing a medical in Doha this week. The midfielder will wear the No 8 shirt at the Parc des Princes.

He told the club website: ‘I’m very proud to be joining Paris Saint-Germain. ‘After my previous experiences in Italy and Russia, I now have this fantastic opportunity, not only to discover a new league, but above all one to wear one the most prestigious club jerseys in the world.

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‘I’d like to thank the chairman and the coach for the confidence they have shown in me by signing me.

‘We all know the extraordinary sporting dimension of Paris Saint-Germain, its players, and staff. I share the same high ambitions and I will do everything I can to give my club what it expects of me as a midfielder.

‘I also look forward to the passionate atmosphere of the Parc des Princes, as I grew up with football fever in Argentina.’