Football – Market – PSG
Since the arrival of QSI, PSG has distinguished itself mainly in the transfer market through very important recruits. However, in order to balance their accounts, reduce their payroll, but also give new life to their staff, the Parisian club must sell. An area in which PSG has not stood out in recent seasons as evidenced by this ranking of the 5 biggest sales in the history of the capital club.
5) Blaise Matuidi – 2017 – 25M €
Arrived at PSG in 2011, just before the official takeover of the club by QSI, Blaise Matuidi he quickly established himself as an indispensable element of the Parisian club. With Thiago Motta i Marco Verratti, even formed a midfield trio that is still missing. But in 2017, when he was 30 years old and gradually losing his influence in the PSG, Blaise Matuidi joins Juventus for 25 million euros. Recruited for 8 million euros, the 2018 world champion is therefore ceded three times more expensive six years after his signing in Paris.
4) Lucas Moura – 2018 – 28M €
In January 2013, the PSG do not hesitate to spend € 40M to hire Lucas Moura, presented as one of the greatest talents in Brazil. However, the end came from Sao Paulo it will never be able to prevail over time in Paris, to the point of being pushed to the start 5 years later. During the 2018 winter transfer window, it was Tottenham who bet Lucas Moura investing 28 million euros for what remains one of the largest sales in the history of the PSG.
3) Ronaldinho – 2003 – 32 million euros
As amazing as it sounds, Ronaldinho is present in this ranking and occupies the third step of the podium … 19 years after his transfer. In 2001, the PSG decides to welcome a 21 – year – old Brazilian who impresses with the Porto Alegre Guild. Ronaldinho will alternate the good and the bad during its passage to the PSG giving the impression of choosing his matches as evidenced by his memorable performances during certain Classics againstOM. And when you decide to play, Ronaldinho it is clearly above the site. After becoming world champion in 2002, the Brazilian has become too big for that PSG and it is not surprising that the biggest European clubs took it in 2003. It was finally the FC Barcelona which wiped out the bet by just over 32 million euros. A colossal sum at the time. But the presence of Ronaldinho so high in this ranking says a lot about the difficulties of selling PSG QSI version.
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2) David Luiz – 2016 – € 35 million
The second largest sale of the PSG he is a player who is also one of the most important signings in the history of the club. In fact, it is David Luiz. Recruited for 50 million euros in 2014 from Chelsea, the Brazilian defender will leave the club PSG two years later … to return to The blues. Londoners will still pay 35 million euros to repatriate David Luizthen he was 29 years old, and the round trip Paris-London generated a total of 85 million euros in compensation for transfer.
1) Gonçalo Guedes – 2018 – 40M €
The number 1 in this ranking is certainly not the most famous player in the history of the PSG. And yet, it’s good Goncalo Guedes which allowed the Parisian club to make its biggest sale. Presented as one of the great talents of Portuguese football, the winger trained Benfica then he was hired for 30 million euros in January 2017. After half a season, he was transferred to Valencia. A permanent loan from the club Che do not hesitate to download € 40M to permanently hire the services of Goncalo Guedes. Therefore, the Portuguese winger will have achieved the feat of becoming the best-selling player in the history of the PSGclub with which it played 13 parties, of which 2 like titling.