“I am very proud to take this step to a club that has become a benchmark in Europe and has signed up to great players in recent years,” Draxler said.
Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Tuesday the signing of player Julian Draxler from VfL Wolfsburg until 2021 to reinforce the Parisian project for this season, both for Ligue 1 and the Champions League against their clash in the Eighth-finals against FC Barcelona, in an agreement that fills with “pride” to the German extreme.
In a statement, the PSG confirmed the agreement with Draxler, who has signed his new contract until June 30, 2021. “He is one of the most recognized media players in the world, notable in his dribbles, quality of its centers and its meaning for Put the team in first place, “said the Paris club.
“It is with great joy that I join Paris Saint-Germain. For the first time in my career, I will know a new country, a new league, and I am very proud to take this step to a club that has become a Reference in Europe and has fichó to great players the last years “, pointed Draxler.
In addition, the 23-year-old German offensive midfielder said he is coming to help PSG continue to grow. “I will do my best to help PSG win new trophies and continue to grow internationally,” said the German international, who was part of the Germany team that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Draxler, both at Schalke 04 and at Wolfsburg, racked up a total of 153 Bundesliga matches and 47 European competition matches, including 34 in the Champions League. In total has scored 23 goals, facet in which has not yet released this season in the Bundesliga and the German Cup.
PSG President and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaïfi said he was delighted to welcome Draxler. “This transfer confirms how attractive our club is for the most talented players from all over the world. It has all the quality to play an important role in the project and become a favorite of the fans,” he said.