Marquinhos signs new Paris Saint-Germain contract

He had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United but the Old Trafford club moved too slow with a potential deal and have now been left behind.Marquinhos has committed to a new contract at Paris Saint-Germain through to 2022, ending any suggestion that he could leave the club.Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has extended his contract by three years, keeping him at the club until 2022.Marquinhos became the latest PSG player who renewed the deal after Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva and Presnel Kimpembe as the team aimed at consolidating the core of the squad after falling short to Monaco in last season’s Ligue 1, bringing their four-year dominance in French top-flight league to an end.But Fabinho, who is equally adept at playing at right-back, has already agreed terms with PSG, while reports in the French media claims the two clubs are “very close” to finalising a transfer fee. I found here a flawless setting to flourish and hope to win many titles.The Brazilian player added that his progress during the last four seasons at Paris Saint-Germain had “notably enabled” him to get into the national team.”I am really looking forward to starting preseason ahead of a new campaign with my teammates and to give the best of myself so that our team continues to make our fans proud in the coming months”.The Brazil global defender put pen to paper on the contract despite interest from La Liga giants Barcelona to extend his time at the Parc des Princes until 2022.