Paris Saint-Germain are set to close a deal for Reims forward Hugo Ekitique after reaching a €30m plus add-on deal. Castle United and despite an agreement between the clubs occurred. But the player never agreed to move to St James’ Park.
Reports indicate that the 20-year-old striker is ready to wait for PSG to step in and is now satisfied. When the rich French team prepare to grab him after agreeing a deal of €30 million with add-ons attached,
PSG have already set up a medical for Ekitique and have agreed a five-year personal contract. He will not be loaned back to Reims. The UFABET report
Newcastle came close to signing him both in this and the January transfer window – but finalising a deal proved problematic.
The move could have an impact on Gianluca Scamacca’s future at PSG, with the striker having been linked with a switch to West Ham.
PSG have also made a bid of €35m plus add-ons. West Ham are awaiting a response from the Italian club, who are thought to value the player at €50m.
if the deal goes well, Ekitique will become the second new player under the era of new director Luis Campos. From having signed a contract with Vitina
Ekitique is one of the youngsters to watch for in French football and scored 10 goals in 24 appearances in Ligue 1 last season.