OFFICIAL! AFCON 2019 star leaves Premier League for PSG

Senegalese midfielder Idrissa Gueye have officially completed a transfer move to French giants, Paris St-Germain after having signed from Everton and for a fee in the region of £30million. The 29-year-old who joined Everton from Aston Villa for around £7m in 2016, played 108 times for the Toffees.
ImageHe signed a deal spanning four-years with the current French champions. The AFCON 2019 star’s exit from Goodison Park follows the sale of winger Ademola Lookman to RB Leipzig. Everton have signed midfielders Andre Gomes and Fabian Delph, and goalkeeper Jonas Lossl


Manager Marco Silva has said he hopes to recruit in another five positions before the transfer deadline on 8 August. Gueye said of his move to France: “I will do everything to justify the faith [PSG] have shown in me and to integrate into this talented squad.”


No player in the Premier League attempted more tackles than Gueye last season. He won 89 of his 142 tackles. Leicester City and Super Eagles’ Wilfred Ndidi also attempted 142 tackles and won 99, but played five more league games.
Image result for gueye psgGueye therefore won more tackles per game (2.7) than any player in the Premier League. Gueye completed 75 interceptions in his 33 league games, the sixth-highest in the Premier League.
Image result for gueye afcon 2019Gueye, who on the international scene have won 64 caps with the Teranga Lions of Senegal, scored one goal in Egypt – the 1-0 victory over Benin Republic, as Senegal went on to pick silver at the tournament at the expense of Algeria.