Paris Saint-Germain has signed defender Lucas Beraldo from São Paulo, the French club announced on Monday.
Beraldo, 20, was also linked with a move to Liverpool, but sources told ESPN that PSG agreed to a €20 million ($22.1 million) deal last week.
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The Brazil Under-20 international will bolster coach Luis Enrique’s defensive options as PSG look to secure their third consecutive Ligue 1 title.
Beraldo has signed a five-year contract and will wear the number 35 shirt at his new club.
“I am very happy to join a club as ambitious as Paris Saint-Germain. This is an important step in my career and one that will help me move forward. I can’t wait to meet my new teammates and take my first steps with this shirt,” Beraldo said in a statement.
PSG will face Toulouse in the Trophée des Champions final on Wednesday and will face Real Sociedad in the Champions League round of 16.