Mercato Mercato – PSG: After his transfer, he empties his bag and lets go of his truths

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Mercato Mercato – PSG: After his transfer, he empties his bag and lets go of his truths

Published on October 14, 2022 at 9:10 p.m.

Holder of a Master’s degree in international law, I realized at the end of my university course that it was important to evolve in a field that we appreciate. Overnight, I decided to put an end to the dream of my parents, who saw me as a future lawyer, to live from my passion: sport. Since then, I have covered mercatos and sports news, trying to inform readers as well as possible.

Barred by competition at PSG, Alphonse Areola said goodbye to his training club during the last summer transfer window. The international doorman has definitely signed up with West Ham until 2027. In an interview with the Spanish press on Friday, the 29-year-old goalkeeper returned to his Premier League adventure.

the PSG no shortage of goalkeepers. The Parisian club can count on Gianluigi Donnarumma, Keylor Navas or Alexandre Letellier, who extended his contract this summer. Difficult for Alphonse Areola to get a starting place. Eager to get playing time, the goalkeeper has chained loans in recent years, at Real Madrid, at Fulhamthen to West Ham.

Areola signed up with West Ham this summer

Even though Alphonse Areola was satisfied with only a few meetings last season, the Hammers decided to keep it and exercise its purchase option set at €12 million. However, since the beginning of the year, the French international has played a role of lining in Premier League. Behind Lukasz Fabianski in the hierarchy, Areola content to play the matches of Conference League. He remains, despite everything, a serious candidate to fly to the Qatar and compete in the next World Cup.

“My time at PSG gave me experience”

During an interview at As, Areola looked back on his experience acquired in PSG:  » The fact is that with West Ham I play the Conference League. During my time at PSG and Real Madrid I played at the highest level, they are in the most prestigious competition [la Ligue des champions] and it gave me experience, which helps me to play with West Ham in Europe »

“The Premier League? It’s the most intense championship in Europe. »

Despite his limited playing time, he does not seem to regret his departure in Premier League.  » I think it’s the most intense in Europe, the Spanish league is also good but I think here [en Angleterre] there is more intensity and more contact. I love them all, but now I’m enjoying here  » concluded Areola.

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