Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez has completed his move to French club Paris Saint-Germain. The Spaniard is linked with the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal over the summer as both the clubs were interested in signing him.
The 23-year old has started just 14 times since his move Real Madrid back in 2011 but has made 49 appearances as a substitute for the Los Blancos during his five-year spell at Bernabeu.
Jese has moved to PSG as he in search of first football and Paris Saint-Germain is keen to get a talented striker since the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Manchester United on a free transfer.
“I am delighted to join Paris Saint-Germain, who have become one of Europe’s most competitive clubs,” said Jese on his transfer to PSG.
“Like Paris Saint-Germain, I have big ambitions for the coming seasons and it will be a great pleasure to work under the direction of Unai Emery, who has developed an excellent reputation in Spain, and across Europe, for his quality as a coach. I can’t wait to begin this next challenge of my career,” he added.
Club chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi added: “I am very happy to welcome Jesé to PSG. Over the past seasons, he has confirmed his status as one of Real Madrid and Spain’s most promising young footballers.
“After playing alongside some great forwards, he has chosen to continue his progression with Paris. His speed and creative qualities will complement our excellent attacking players.
“With Jese, our squad is now, more than ever, armed to confront the coming challenges and meet the expectations of our fans.”