PSG have completed a deal to sign Lassana Diarra on a free transfer, the club confirmed on Tuesday.
Diarra joins on a contract until the end of next season, and will wear the number 19 shirt following his release from Al-Jazira.
“I am extremely happy to finally be able to join my hometown club,” said Lassana Diarra on Tuesday after signing her contract. Paris Saint-Germain represents a lot of things for me and, with the international dimension it has taken in recent years, all players dream to evolve one day. I am lucky to be able to realize this dream, to be able to know the emotion of playing at the Parc des Princes with a PSG jersey on the shoulders. It’s up to me to do everything, now, to bring all my experience, all my desire to play at the highest level and prove to my club that he was right to place his trust in me. ”
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“We are very pleased to welcome Lassana Diarra, a player of the highest quality,” said Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, President of Paris Saint-Germain. His experience, both abroad and with the Team de France, will offer our staff additional options as we enter an exciting second half of the season. I know that Lassana joins us with a lot of ambitions, like all of us here. Our fans of the Parc des Princes have always had a lot of affection for players from the Paris region. They will welcome him and give him strength to help our team achieve its goals. “