PSG Eyes Rashford Amid Mbappe Uncertainty
In the event of Kylian Mbappe potential departure to the Spanish capital, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) faces the imperative task of reshaping its squad. Among the names circulating in football circles as a possible replacement is Marcus Rashford.
The notion of Rashford donning the PSG jersey isn't entirely new. Last summer, there were murmurs linking the English forward with a move to the French capital. However, those talks didn't materialize into action, leaving Rashford to continue his tenure with Manchester United. Yet, the landscape appears poised for change this time around.
In a recent piece penned by Jacobs, the spotlight shines on Rashford's prospective move to PSG. While Rashford remains committed to Manchester United, Jacobs suggests that a potential transfer to PSG could be on the cards come summer.
For PSG, any pursuit of Rashford hinges on his willingness to entertain a move away from Manchester United. Without his explicit openness to the idea, PSG is unlikely to invest time and resources into a transfer that lacks his endorsement.
Nevertheless, PSG has not put all its eggs in one basket. In preparation for Mbappe potential exit, the club has identified alternative targets in the forward position. According to Jacobs, names such as Sporting Lisbon's Victor Gyokeres and Leipzig's Benjamin Sesko have emerged as potential candidates whom PSG might consider acquiring.
The scenario of Kylian Mbappe departure from PSG presents the club with both challenges and opportunities. While the departure of a talent like Mbappe would undoubtedly leave a void, it also offers PSG the chance to rebuild and restructure its squad. Whether Marcus Rashford becomes a pivotal piece in PSG's post-Mbappe era remains to be seen, but the rumors swirling around his potential move certainly add intrigue to the upcoming transfer window.