Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the arrival of young striker Hugo Ekitike from Stade Reims on a season-long loan.
The 20-year-old was close to joining Newcastle United both in January and earlier in the summer, but talks ultimately collapsed and PSG quickly swooped in to get a deal over the line.
Ekitike has now moved to Parc des Princes on a 12-month loan which also includes an option for the Ligue 1 champions to make his signing permanent.
“It’s a choice made by my heart,” Ekitike said of his move to PSG. “I’m French too, it’s the club of my country.
“And then it’s a club where the…