Marcus Thuram drifts away from Barça move with PSG set to pounce

Marcus Thuram drifts away from Barça move with PSG set to pounce

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The forward is out of contract and could be one of the bargains of the summer

Marcus Thuram is one of the big opportunities on the market this summer. The 26-year-old Borussia Mönchengladbach striker's contract expires on 30 June after his best season to date: 16 goals and seven assists in 32 games. His performances, in addition to his contractual situation, have not gone unnoticed by some of Europe's biggest clubs, who have taken an interest in his situation.

According to 'LÉquipe', Paris Saint-Germain are now the club best placed to sign the Frenchman, who has been offered to Barcelona several times. Kylian Mbappé, who is pushing for the signing, is partly to blame. As his international teammate, he is the pushing for Thuram's arrival. 

It should be remembered that the French side are already without Messi and intend to sell Neymar. The Premier League is vying for the Brazilian's signature, with Chelsea and United in the lead.

Busy PSG summer

It's set to be a busy summer at PSG, although a number of pieces have yet to fall into place. In France, it is assumed that there will be a change in the dugout and Luis Enrique and Julian Nagelsmann are the most talked about coacesh to take over from Christophe Galtier. Another of the big names that PSG want to bring in is Bernardo Silva. Sporting director Luis Campos believes he has to be the club's big bet this summer to take over from Messi. 

The Portuguese midfielder has a contract with City until 2025 and has also been on the radar of Barcelona, who are considering signing him as a Plan B to Messi. Barça and PSG share several objectives this summer in the transfer market.

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