- Barcola set to join French champions
- Scored 7 goals for Lyon in 22/23
- Will bolster Luis Enrique's squad
WHAT HAPPENED? The 20-year-old winger joined the Parisians in a €45m deal and signed a five-year contract, it was confirmed on Thursday. Barcola will replace Brazilian superstar Neymar following his move to Al-Hilal in Saudi Arabia earlier this month. He scored seven goals and laid on a further 10 assists for Lyon in all competitions last season.
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Having lost many high-profile names this summer under Luis Enrique's complete overhaul of the squad, Marco Verrati, Georginio Wijnaldum and Hugo Ekitike also look set to seek pastures before the upcoming transfer deadline. Barcola joins Goncalo Ramos, Marco Asensio, Manuel Ugarte, Ousmane Dembele and Lucas Hernandez as just some of the new faces at the Parc des Princes.
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WHAT NEXT FOR PSG?: After an undefeated start to the new season, Barcola could turn out against his former club when Lyon host PSG in Ligue 1 action on Sunday.