Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the addition of young German defender Thilo Kehrer from Schalke for £33m
The Germany under-21 defender had attracted interest from top European clubs including Barcelona before sealing his move to Paris.
Kehrer played 58 matches for Schalke’s first team after joining the club at 15
He told’s PSG’s club website: “It is with a lot of emotions and ambitions that I join Paris Saint-Germain today.
“Throughout Europe, the strength and attractiveness of the Parisian project are known to all. Nowhere else, I could not imagine finding a better club to continue my progress and achieve my goals.
“I am going to meet here team-mates of an extraordinary level and a coach who has done a very good job in Germany these last years.
“All of them will give me a lot, and I also hope to bring them my qualities quickly! I am also eager to discover the Parc des Princes, one of the legendary stadiums of European football. “