Saturday July 13 2013
Marquinhos 'not far' from PSG move

Roma and Paris Saint-Germain are ‘not far away’ from reaching a deal over young defender Marquinhos.

The 19-year-old centre back was perhaps the revelation of the season last time around, forcing his way into the Giallorossi first team before eventually playing 26 League games.

The Brazil U17 international has been heavily linked with the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona, but it seems the Ligue 1 champions are close to agreeing a fee with the capital club.

Il Messaggero believe that PSG’s original offer of €25m was rejected out of hand by Rudi Garcia’s team, but will accept a bid of €30m.

If the move does go through, it could clear the way for Thiago Silva join Barca.

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