Marco Asensio officially joined the Ligue 1 Giants, Paris Saint-Germain.
The club confirmed on Thursday that Spanish attacker Marco Asensio has joined Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on a free transfer.
Asensio, 27, has signed a three-year contract with the club that will keep him in Paris until 2026.
It brings great satisfaction to Paris Saint-Germain to announce the acquisition of Marco Asensio. According to the club, “the Spanish forward joins the Parisian club on a three-year contract until June 2026.”
Marco Asensio won 17 championships with Real Madrid. He won three European Cups, four Club World Cups, three European Super Cups, three La Ligas, one Copa del Rey, and three Spanish Super Cups.
Marco Asensio reacted to his move to PSG as “a privilege to be a part of this great club.”
“I’m excited to meet my new teammates and collaborate with them to achieve some fantastic goals.”
The 27-year-old played 286 games with Los Blancos, scoring 61 goals and assisting 32 times.
Marco Asensio moved to France from Spain
PSG also announced Milan Skriniar on the same day as another acquisition. Inter Milan signed the Slovakian defender to a five-year contract with the French club.
Earlier on Wednesday, Luis Enrique, who has a two-year deal, was named as the next PSG manager.
Enrique moves to Paris after spending seven months as a free agent after Morocco eliminated Spain from the World Cup 2022 in Qatar in the Round of 16.
“Paris Saint-Germain is delighted to announce that Luis Enrique has been named as its first team’s new head coach, with the Spanish manager signing a two-year contract,” the club said in an official statement.
“I’m delighted to be joining Paris in order to enjoy a new experience,” Enrique stated of his decision to join PSG. “It’s so exciting to meet new people, live in this city, learn a new language, and, above all, manage PSG.”
Luis Enrique formerly led the Spanish team FC Barcelona (FCB) for three seasons, winning nine trophies.
In his first season with the Catalan club, the Spaniard won the triple, defeating Real Madrid in the league championship race, Juventus in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) final, and Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final.