Date: 25th January 2017 at 5:30pm
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Paris Saint-Germain have announced on their website that playmaker Goncalo Guedes is close to sealing a move to the Ligue One side. He will undergo medical before signing a contract at the Parc des Princes.

The 20 year old, dubbed as the “new Cristiano Ronaldo” by some in the media, has been mentioned as a potential target of Arsenal and over the past few weeks in the Portuguese media.

Arsenal scouts have been seen regularly at matches to watch Guedes, and speculation about the young Portuguese star’s future at the grew further when he was left out of the squad for Benfica’s 4-0 win against Tondela at the weekend.

had also been following Guedes’s progress but the news last night about his imminent switch to France came as somewhat as surprise with reports in both the Record and O Jogo daily newspapers that Guedes’ agent and president had arrived in London for talks.