French giants Paris Saint Germain will release five players in the summer as they continue with their restructuring.
Julian Draxler, Thilo Kehrer, Colin Dagba, Ander Herrera, and Abdou Diallo are the players being considered surplus to requirements by the Mauricio Pochettino side according to reports from L’Equipe.
Pablo Sarabia, who is on loan at Sporting, could be integrated into PSG’s plans next season as the Portuguese outfit lack the funds to make his transfer permanent.
The club however is set to trigger a buyout clause of €40 million on left back Nuno Mendes who is on loan at the French capital. , The 19-year-old has become a prominent fixture under Mauricio Pochettino, making 21 appearances in Ligue 1 this term.
PSG’s board want to regenerate the squad !— PSGhub (@PSGhub) March 12, 2022
• Di Maria is more and more likely to leave in June.
• Dagba, Diallo, Wijnaldum, Icardi, Paredes, Gueye, Kehrer, Kurzawa, Herrera, Draxler will NOT be retained if an offer comes in. @lequipe 🔦❌
There are reports that the club is plotting a surprise move for Chelsea star Romelu Lukaku, and the French giants are in talks with his agent over a possible move. The Belgian striker has found life difficult in his second spell at Stamford Bridge, failing to live up to the expectations of being the Blues’ record transfer.
Lukaku's interests originate from the uncertainties surrounding the future of Kylian Mbappe, Angel Di Maria, and Mauro Icardi.