12/18/2021 5:36 pm | UPDATED 12/18/2021 AT 5:37 p.m.
OL attacking midfielder Lucas Paqueta has reportedly declined an extremely juicy offer from Premier League rookie Newcastle.
Officially bought last October by the PIF consortium, led by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed ben Salman, Newcastle intends to become a new stronghold of English football. Even if in the short term the Magpies, currently penultimate in the Premier League, must absolutely ensure their maintenance.
The Magpies take out the checkbook
To do this, the leaders of the English team intend to strengthen considerably during the winter transfer window, with the Lyonnais in particular as a priority. Lucas Paqueta, according to Foot Mercato. So much so that the Gones attacking midfielder would have been offered a salary of 10 million euros per year to join St James’ Park.
A huge proposal that would have been rejected by Paqueta. The international Auriverde would feel good in the capital of Gaul, where he literally exploded after a complicated stint on the side of AC Milan.