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PSG to sign Marco Asensio, Lucas Hernandez from Bayern next

Paris Saint-Germain are in advanced talks to sign Marco Asensio on a free transfer this summer, according to RMC Sport.

Les Parisiens have moved quickly for the Spaniard following his decision to leave Real Madrid. They beat off competition from Aston Villa.

PSG are moving quickly to address their squad’s issues in the summer transfer window.

Lionel Messi is leaving at the end of this season, and they need right-sided attackers.

The 27-year-old signed for Madrid in 2014 from Real Mallorca and stayed there on loan. 

Asensio went on loan to Espanyol before joining Madrid’s first team set-up in 2016 and establishing himself as one of the most exciting young attackers.

However, an ACL rupture in the 2019/20 season hindered his development. Despite the setback, he has continued to find ways to contribute to Madrid.

He has bagged nine goals and six assists in 30 La Liga appearances this season. He has scored three more and assisted another in the Champions League.

Asensio has scored 61 goals and assisted 32 in 285 appearances for Madrid. He has picked up 16 trophies, including three Champions League and three league titles.

The Palma-born attacker will be the second player to leave Madrid this summer, with Karim Benzema also on his way out.

After Asensio’s signing, PSG will reportedly move on to the signing of Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez.

The France international has rejected a new contract from the Bavarians and wants to move to Paris.

However, it won’t be easy as the Bundesliga champions don’t want to sell him. They appreciate his mentality and want to keep him around. 

Hernandez will have a year left on his deal if he continues with Bayern this season, so they may decide to sell.

PSG have pulled out of the race for Napoli centre-back Kim Min-Jae. The South Korean is closing in on a move to the Premier League.

Les Parisiens have already secured the signing of Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar on a free transfer.

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