Paris Saint-Germain have been big players in the European transfer market since their takeover by Qatar Sports Investments in summer 2011. Since then they have spent in excess of €200 million and this January looks set to be no different. The capital club are already expecting the arrival of Brazilian star Lucas Moura in January, but he could be joined by one or two other big names, with some players going the other way.
Moura’s compatriot Nene has already been linked with a move away and recent criticism from coach Carlo Ancelotti appears to confirm his imminent departure. Joining him could be Uruguayan defender Diego Lugano who has endured a torrid last 18 months in the capital. There has been no shortage of star names linked with les Parisiens in the past few weeks and months, and Brazilian Sporting Director Leonardo is not one to shun the spotlight when pursuing star names.
One thing is for sure—PSG look set to make an addition to the squad in defence if nowhere else, but speculation surrounding some of the biggest names in world football continues to link them with a move to Ancelotti’s side.
Let’s take a look at the candidates…