Paris Saint-Germain coach eyes winger Guedes

Paris, Jan 24 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain football club coach Unai Emery has acknowledged that Portuguese international and Benfica winger Goncalo Guedes is on the radar of the Parisian club.

At a press conference before the semi-final match against Bordeaux in the Coupe de la Ligue scheduled for Tuesday, Emery said Guedes was a good winger upfront, reports Efe.

Guedes, 20, started playing with Benfica in 2015 and was noticed at international levels when he featured against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.

Many consider that he has the playing style of Benfica’s former Argentine star Angel Di Maria, who played for the Portuguese side in 2007-10.

If this potential deal was finalised during the current winter open transfer window, Guedes will not be allowed into the French club’s Champions League list as the player has already played this season with Benfica.

Paris Saint-Germain has finalised two deals during the winter market, after signing German Julian Draxler and Argentine Lo Celso.