The time window for transfer of players for all the big five leagues of Europe is closed. However, this did not dampen talks about which player will be moving where on New Year 2019.

PSG needs Paqueta

Young Brazilian Lucas Paqueta, who has endeared himself to every football lover is being sought and wooed over by both Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain. PSG is already reeling because of the absence of a strike midfielder and their defeat to Liverpool 3-2 is a glaring example of this.

In the absence of Marco, Tuchel brought in Marquinhos to patrol the midfield, and with the trio of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Cavani stretched too thin, the team paid dearly to this anomaly.

PSG is into advanced stages of talks with Flamingo to sign the 21-year-old prodigy. The Sun citing unconfirmed reports say that the League 1 club has offered a £35 million offer.

Star footballer

PSG is not alone in its quest for the Brazilian star footballer, and he is also being wooed by Manchester United, Barcelona and AC Milan. The exploits of the Brazilian football prodigy and he has impressed his mentors and critics as well. According to Bleacher Report, Paqueta’s current contract is due to expire in December 2020, and there is a release clause of €50 million.

Flamengo not letting their prized asset go

The Flamengo footballer endeared to fans with several scintillating performances at club level last year. His performance as the midfielder and he was called to play for his nation earlier this month.

His figures of more than 50 tackles, 40 dribbles, and 25 key passes have made him the blue-eyed boy for all clubs in the Brazil First Division. It is no surprise that interest in the youngster is high. Flamengo Vice –President Ricardo has already made it clear that the side will not let go its prized asset.

Latest reports confirm that Barcelona has called off the chase, having failed to negotiate with Flamengo for the 21-year old Brazil international.

Who is Lucas Paqueta?

He is a 21-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder or forward currently playing for Flamengo, where he’s been his entire career so far.

Manchester United are currently at the front of the queue for Paqueta, ahead of big names like Liverpool, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.

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