Lucas Paquetá fell in love with Leonardo on September 19. That day, PSG survived Olympique Lyon (2-1), but, above all, they overcame the lord game of the Brazilian midfielder, who overshadowed the MNM. Since then, aim L’Équipe, The Parisian sports director has reflected and matured the decision and is clear: he wants Paquetá to become the icing on the cake for PSG. He does not want to rush or try to go after him in January, but to work on a signing that he considers a priority for this summer.
Leonardo’s fondness for Lucas goes back a long way. However, he already signed him once, in 2019, when he took to Milan to pay almost 40 million euros by the then promising Flamengo player. In the set rossonero did not glow, despite initial fizz: one goal and three assists in 44 games is a good example of this. In Les Gones has found the springboard he needed to show that your left foot is ready for higher thunder scenarios.
The carioca arrived at that PSG-Lyon. Ten goals and seven assists in a season, the previous one, quantified his resurrection. At present there are already seven goals and four final passes to his teammates. Peter Bosz, his coach, wanted to make it clear that his performance on September 19 was superlative: “We know he is a great player and we have seen why. He played an incredible game, with and without the ball, extraordinary. It must be said “. In the future, although their performance may have suffered a small downturn accompanied by that of the team, that excellent crash may mean the beginning of its end in the Stade des Lumières.
At the moment, there are no contacts with the player. They will wait a few months. Even if his arrival has nothing to do with the future of Mbappé. Paquetá, says the prestigious French newspaper, is an independent operation. His profile fits perfectly in what is sought for the capital’s midfield and, at 24 years old, he could find his second chance to conquer a great in Europe. In Lyon they are not financially buoyant, but this will not prevent them from trying, at least, to triple the investment made a year and a half ago. They paid 20 million to Milan, so the starting price of Paquetá del Ródano will be around 60 …
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