Manuel Ugarte joins PSG on a five-year deal
Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Manuel Ugarte from Sporting CP. The 22-year-old has signed a five-year contract with the Ligue 1 club, reportedly for a fee of €60 million.
Ugarte is a highly-rated young midfielder who has been on the radar of several top European clubs in recent months. He made his breakthrough at Sporting CP, making 85 appearances in all competitions.
Ugarte is a central midfielder who can also play as a defensive midfielder. He is known for his strong tackling, passing ability, and vision. He is also a good ball carrier and has a powerful shot from distance.
“I am very happy to be joining Paris Saint-Germain,” Ugarte said in a statement. “This is a club with a lot of history and ambition, and I am excited to be a part of it. I know that I will be joining a team with a lot of talented players, and I am looking forward to competing for trophies with them. I am also looking forward to playing in front of the PSG fans, who are known for their passion and support.”
Ugarte’s arrival at PSG is a major coup for the club. He is a young, talented player with a lot of potential, and he is sure to add quality to their midfield. PSG continue to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season. The club have already made a number of high-profile signings in recent days, including Marco Asensio and Milan Skriniar. Ugarte is the latest addition to Luis Enrique’s squad that is looking to challenge on all fronts this season.