Leonardo holds an answer for a Ligue 1 crack

While his striker Hugo Ekitike is announced on the shelves of PSG, Oscar Garcia spoke about the situation of his foal.

Hugo Ekitike tracked by PSG for the post-Mbappé?

After declining all offers from Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappe should go free at the end of the season. Except surprise, Mbappé will join Real Madrid, one of his long-time suitors. The Spanish club had been repeatedly rejected during the last summer transfer window by PSG. The capital club was hoping for an extension of its crack. While the tricolor striker is living his last months in Paris, the Ile-de-France club has already opened his estate. There is no shortage of big names in football on Leonardo’s shortlist. Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski are notably mentioned. In recent hours, a less high-sounding name has been mentioned. This is’Hugo Ekitike, Stade de Reims striker.

Garcia’s focus on Ekitike

Oscar Garcia does not intend to retain Hugo Ekitike

The Reims centre-forward is having a great season with the Champagne club. The 19-year-old striker has 8 goals and 3 assists in 17 Ligue 1 Uber Eats games. Enough to arouse the interest of Paris. The championship leader would not be the only one interested since the new rich of Newcastle United would also be in the ranks. On the sidelines of the reception of Metz this Sunday, Oscar Garcia spoke about the situation of his young striker.

The coach of the 14th in Ligue 1 opens the door to a departure from Ekitike. “I have no news about his situation, he is still here, at each session and this week he has trained better than the previous one. We know he’s our best scorer, management too. But in football, you never know. If there is something, we must be ready to replace it but for the moment it is here, ”said the Spanish technician at a press conference.

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