PSG will sell Alphonse Areola, who has trained at the club, who will move to West Ham this Monday, where he was loaned out last season with an option to buy for 12 million euros.
Alphonse Areola chose stability. According to our information, the 29-year-old French goalkeeper will move to West Ham on Monday, where he was on loan last season. The other day, the 2018 world champion received another offer from a Premier League club with Newcastle who entered the race.
Alphonse Areola he will therefore leave permanently PSG, his training club, which has loaned him to six different clubs since his move to the pros. Whipping up Lukasz Fabianski at West Ham in the league, Areola was nonetheless a starter in the Europa League, where the Hammers fell short in the semi-finals against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Areola back in the French national team
Prior to his €12 million loan option at West Ham, Alphonse Areola had already traveled quite a bit, playing successively for Lens, Bastia, Villarreal, Real Madrid and Fulham. The player is represented by Rafaela Pimenta, who took over the affairs of Mino Raiola after his death.
For Alphonse Areola, the upcoming season promises to be an important one with the opportunity to play the World Cup in Qatar at the end of the year (November 21-December 18). In the group as Russia’s third goalkeeper in 2018, he could play the same role. After Steve Mandanda was not selected due to his low playing time in OM, Areola regained his spot behind Hugo Lloris and Mike Meignan, as did his June four-match Nations League challenge.