Why I chose PSG over other clubs – Draxler
Julian Draxler has explained that he signed for Paris Saint-Germain, so he could discover a new country and a new league.
He was speaking on Tuesday, after the Ligue 1 outfit finalized his transfer from Wolfsburg. Draxler has signed a five-year deal with the club.
Before moving to France, the German winger accumulated a combined 153 appearances for Bundesliga clubs, Schalke and Wolfsburg.
“It is with great joy and great anticipation that I join Paris Saint-Germain,” he told PSG’s official website.
“For the first time in my career, I am going to discover a new country, a new championship and I am very proud to live this new stage in a club which has become a reference in Europe, which has recruited many very great players.
“I intend to help Paris Saint-Germain win new titles and continue to grow internationally.”
President Nasser Al-Khelaifi added: “I am delighted to welcome Julian Draxler into the family of Paris Saint-Germain.
“The signature of this coveted German international reaffirms the strong power of attraction of the club to the players of great talent.
“His qualities have everything to fit in the project of our team and to entertain our fans.
“With the recruitment of Julian Draxler, we maintain the ambitions of the PSG to a very high level.”
PSG currently occupy third place in Ligue 1, five points behind leaders Nice and three behind second-placed Monaco.