Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has has completed a transfer move to Paris Saint-Germain have signed on a four year deal.
The Costa Rica shot-stopper penned a four-year deal in a transfer reported to be around the region of €15 million with PSG’s Alphonse Areola going the opposite direction on a season-long loan as part of the deal.
Keylor Navas completed a transfer to the Santiago Bernabeu from Levante after starring during his country’s unlikely run to the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup.
He proved a key performer as Los Blancos claimed three consecutive Champions Leagues between 2015-16 and 2017-18.
Since returning as head coach, however, Zinedine Zidane has chosen to place his faith in Thibaut Courtois as his number one, which is now covered by France’s global Areola.
Navas’ honours for Madrid also include LaLiga in 2016-17, the Supercopa de Espana in 2017, two UEFA Super Cups and four Club World Cups.
“I’m really excited to sign for Paris Saint-Germain,” he told PSG’s website.” After my experience in Spain, I’m coming to France with high hopes.
“Paris Saint-Germain is a very prestigious club in Latin America and I am keen to be part of the adventure that started several years ago. I will do everything I can to help PSG win new titles, bringing all my experience and professionalism.
“And I will also try to win the hearts of the Parisian fans, famous throughout Europe for their passion.”
PSG signed Sergio Rico on a season-long loan from Seville on Sunday and the Navas agreement finishes a goalkeeping revision with veteran Gianluigi Buffon returning to Juventus before the beginning of 2019-20.