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PSG: They tried to block the transfer of Mukiele to PSG
Posted on July 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. by Thibault Morlain
This Tuesday, PSG therefore formalized its third summer recruit. Indeed, Nordi Mukiele has signed a 5-year contract with the capital club, arriving from RB Leipzig. The French international will thus continue his career at PSG, but it could have happened differently. Indeed, Mukiele had other options for her future.
After midfield and attack with Vitinha and Hugo Ekitikeit is in defense that the PSG has strengthened over this summer transfer window. Still working on the case Milan Skriniar, Luis Campos on Tuesday completed the transfer of Nordi Mukielewho arrived from RB Leipzig. Able to play as a right piston or in central defense, the French international will be invaluable for Christophe Galtier. A nice touch from the PSGwho besides could have seen Mukiele spinning elsewhere.
🆕✍️ #WelcomeNordiLe @PSG_inside is pleased to announce the signing of Nordi Mukiele for the next five seasons. The French defender is tied to the capital club until June 30, 2027. ❤️💙
— Paris Saint Germain (@PSG_inside) July 26, 2022
Mukiele was popular in Spain…
In effect, Nordi Mukiele obviously had no shortage of suitors. The now player PSG could have joined the Spanish championship. According to information from Markthe real Madrid had in particular taken information concerning the French international. Mukiele could have done some good on the right in defense of Carlo Ancelotti where lucas vazquez is used to support Dani Carvajal. And the other Madrid club, theAtleticowould also have tried the blow last January. But Nordi Mukiele therefore ultimately did not join the squad of Diego Simeone.
… and in England
Besides Spain, Nordi Mukiele also liked the side of England. The team had been able to reveal that several Premier League clubs had been interested in the summer rookie of the PSG. And in the last few days it was announced that chelsea was flat out, attempting a last-minute offensive to get ahead of the PSG. Following the departures of Rüdiger and Christensen and seeing Kounde run towards the FCBarcelonathe Blues are looking for defensive reinforcements. This will ultimately not be possible with Nordi Mukiele.
“I made the right choice”
Despite all these options, Nordi Mukiele therefore opted for PSG. And in his first words granted to the media of his new club, the Parisian justified this choice, admitting then: “ When I found out that Paris was interested in me and that they wanted me to come here, I had to think about it because it’s very important. It’s a very big step in my career, it’s not a choice to be taken lightly. But I think and I’m sure I made the right choice “.
” I am a happy man. I feel very good. And obviously I am very happy to be here today. (…) Playing at PSG is a source of pride when I am from Paris? Playing in his city is necessarily a dream. I grew up in the Paris region, in Montreuil more precisely, so playing for Paris is a source of great pride for me, for my friends and for my family. And I’m very happy that I was able to work hard and to be here today “, also added Mukiele after his transfer to PSG.