Paris Saint-Germain formalized on Thursday the signing of Spanish winger Marco Asensio for three seasons, who arrived free from Real Madrid, a few hours after announcing the recruitment of Slovak central defender Milan Skriniar and Luis Enrique, his new coach.

At 27, the left-hander signs in Paris with an impressive track record after ten years at Real: he won 17 titles including three Champions Leagues, all for 285 matches and 61 goals.

“It is a privilege to be part of this great club that is PSG. I can’t wait to join my new teammates and work with them to achieve great goals,” commented Marco Asensio, who announced his departure from Real several days ago.

This formalization comes a few hours after that of the Slovak defender, Slovak central defender Milan Skriniar, who arrived free after six seasons at Inter Milan.

On Wednesday, PSG inducted their new coach, Spaniard Luis Enrique, who made Asensio a starter at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scoring a goal.

The spectacular Spanish right winger, who has how agent Jorge Mendes, close to PSG football adviser Luis Campos, arrived in 2014 at the “White House”, from Mallorca.

This season, he has scored 9 goals and made 6 assists in his 31 La Liga appearances, for three goals and one assist in the Champions League.

He can also play on the left side and also as an attacking midfielder.

In Madrid, the child from Mallorca will be remembered as a prodigy on the rise stopped by a terrible injury.

Arrived at Real in 2016, at the age of 20, “Marco”, so called in tribute to Van Basten, suffered a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and the external meniscus of the right knee in the summer of 2019, during a match. friendly against Arsenal. He will return to the field a year later, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

But since then, Asensio had lost his rank, outstripped by the dazzling Rodrygo and Fede Valverde in the right lane.

He seemed to regain momentum at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with La Roja, but the new select Luis de la Fuente did not call on him during the last international window, in March.

With its first two recruits, PSG begins its summer offensive on the transfer window, after having recorded the departures of Argentine star Leo Messi and Sergio Ramos.