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Marquinhos, PSG’s 3rd Summer Signing

Marquinhos’ brother has confirmed that the AS Roma centre back will join PSG. 

The specifics were reached last night. AS Roma will receive €32m in cash and another €3m-€5m will go to Marquinhos’ agent, Roberto Calenda. 

The player’s wages are generally unknown, however Marquinhos is expected to earn about €6m a year. There is then some deal reportedly in place for his salary to grow in size if he meets certain targets. He will however sign a 5 year contract, that much is certain. 

The player must still pass a medical, potentially tomorrow. 

It has also emerged that Calenda’s claim that Manchester United had made a bid for Marquinhos was false. The agent merely used this as leverage to try and negotiate a better deal for his client. 

This deal will take PSG’s summer spending to approximately €110m. 

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