NEWS
Monday September 2 2019
Celta Vigo talk with PSG forward Jese Rodriguez

Celta Vigo are in talks with Paris Saint-Germain over the transfer of forward Jese Rodriguez, according to a report in Marca.

Jese spent the second half of last season on loan at Real Betis but they decided not to make the move permanent - reportedly due to the player’s annual wage bill of €3m.

The former Real Madrid player joined Los Verdiblancos on a long deal until the end of the season in January but netted just two goals in 18 appearances for the club.

The 25-year-old’s career has badly stalled since joining the Parisian club in 2016 from Madrid, as he barely played before loan spells at Las Palmas and Stoke City.

However, despite holding a reported €9m option to sign him permanently, Betis held little interest in a deal and now Celta are a possible destination for the player.

The report believes that Jese is now an alternative option for the Galician club in relation to landing midfielder Rafinha Alcantara on loan from Barcelona.

Football Italia website