Official: Javier Pastore completes €42 million move to Paris Saint-Germain

The free-spending capital outfit have announced that the Argentine playmaker has finalised his big-money move to France, where he has penned a five-year deal with the Parisiens
From

Palermo

Palermo
Javier Pastore
Midfielder - Age: 22
Fee: €42m
Contract: June 2016
To

Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Javier Pastore from Palermo, in a deal worth €42 million, the French club have confirmed on their official website.

The 22-year-old has signed a five-year contract with Antoine Kombouare's outfit, who were bought out earlier in the summer by the Qatar Investment Authority.

A short statement from the club's directors released on Saturday confirmed the transfer, which finally decides the fate of the Argentine international.

"Javier Pastore has signed for five seasons with PSG. He will wear number 27," the communique revealed.

"The Argentina midfielder will be presented to the press on Monday afternoon at the Parc des Princes."

The Argentine playmaker is the latest in a string of captures this summer by PSG, who make him their third raid on Serie A, following the previous arrivals of goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu and forward Jeremy Menez.