PSG wants an OL striker


In search of a new striker, Paris Saint-Germain is eyeing a struggling player at Olympique Lyonnais. The club of the capital in pinch for Rayan Cherki.

Rayan Cherki, OL Olympique Lyonnais

The management of Paris Saint-Germain has visibly changed its tune. While the reigning French champion seemed willing to recruit the Slovak central defender from Inter Milan, Milan Skriniar, the club of the French capital has another plan in mind in this last stretch of the winter transfer window. The Ligue 1 leader now wants to secure the services of a right-sided striker, precisely a digital replacement for Spanish winger Pablo Sarabia, transferred to Wolverhampton.

A small goal in Ligue 1

In this context, RMC Sports understands that the Parisian staff are pinching today for an attacking midfielder from Olympique Lyonnais. Paris is considering an arrival in the coming days of Rayan Cherki. It is specified that the Ile-de-France leaders have sent an offer to their Rhone counterparts, for an amount which has not been communicated. Considered by our colleagues as the priority of Paris Saint-Germain during this month of January, the 19-year-old player finds himself in great difficulty with Les Gones, visibly open to his departure.

Under contract until June 2024 and linked to an estimated market value of 18 million euros, according to Transfermarkt, the French international Espoirs has scored just one goal in sixteen Ligue 1 games since the start of the 2022-2023 season, for three assists. It must be said that the native of the city of Gaul has only four tenures in the league, first under the orders of the Dutchman Peter Bosz and now since the arrival on the bench of the former coach of the France team Laurent Blanc . Rayan Cherki nevertheless remains on two presences in the starting lineup against Strasbourg (1-2, 19th day of Ligue 1) and Chambéry (3-0, 16th finals of the Coupe de France), two consecutive tenures which will not have allowed him to be decisive.

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