PSG Set To Sign Porto Midfielder Vitinha
PSG are set to complete the signing of Porto Midfielder Vitinha on a £40 million deal. The Paris club activated the release clause of Vitinha. Vitinha had interest from other teams including Manchester United. The 22-year-old previously had spent the 2020/21 season on loan with Wolves but the Midlands outfit opted against taking up their £17m option to make the deal permanent. Vitinha has since gone on to break into the Porto first team as well as Portugal’s senior side and he is set to leave the Primeira Liga champions this summer.
What Type of Player is Vitinha
Vitinha is a right-footed central midfielder who can also play as a defensive pivot as well as further forward. Vitinha was a crucial player for Porto as they won the league again this season, with only three outfielders playing more minutes than him throughout the campaign. He scored twice and grabbed three assists as well as winning the league’s player of the month award in both December and January.He is known for his ability on the ball, boasting one of the best dribble success rates in Europe at 72.7% as well as as being able to carve defences open with passes into the final third. Vitinha has two years remaining on a contract with Porto that expires in 2024.
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PSG activates the release clause of Vitinha and he set to join in with a squad of world class players. Vitinha will join the likes of Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe in the French capital. So many criticism about the midfield of the Paris club, Vitinha is set to bolster the midfield potential and quality.
PSG are also looking to complete a deal for fellow Portugal international, Renato Sanches. Sanches had been expected to sign for AC Milan but has had his head turned by the French champions. An initial £8.5 million bid has been made. Although Lille were expecting £12.8 million from Milan.
Vitinha’s brand of technical play will work brilliantly in the midfield of the Paris club. Also assisting in the defensive part of the game and also supplying intelligent through balls for their attackers.