Barcelona midfielder Simons signs for Paris Saint-Germain

Ligue 1 By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 24/07/2019

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Simons has completed a move to Paris Saint-Germain, according to report.

Simons is a Dutch youth player and his agent is Mine Raiola, the discussion between the Simons representative and the La Liga Champions has not gone down well in recent times which led to his exit from the club.

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The young midfielder signed a three-year contract with the Ligue 1outfit and he is set to earn in the region of €200k for the first year of his deal - ‘an unusually high amount’, according to El Mundo Deportivo.

Simons was an integral part of the club’s Juvenil B side but discussions over a new deal broke down with the player and club apart in their valuations.

The midfielder is the latest in a long line of talented Barcelona youth players to leave the club as a teenager.