Paris Saint-Germain have launched a move to beat Europe’s leading clubs to the signing of Palmeiras teenager Endrick.
Endrick has emerged as one of the most coveted young talents in world football, having scored 165 goals in 169 games for Palmeiras’ youth teams. He made his senior debut in October and in the process became Palmerias youngest ever player, aged 16 years, two months and 16 days of age.
Europe’s top clubs are all interested in a deal to sign Endrick, who also became the second-youngest goalscorer in the history of Brazil’s top flight last month.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and several Premier League clubs have been linked with a move for the forward, though Brazilian outlet O Globo, as per Marca, are reporting that PSG are preparing a huge package to persuade the player to move to Paris.
PSG are understood to have offered a deal worth up to €80m, with a fixed fee of €50m and a further €30m dependent on add-ons and variables. It is a staggering sum for a prospect just seven senior games into his career, but one which reflects the excitement around Endrick.
Palmeiras are in no rush to make a decision, while Endrick has time to assess his options with prospects in Brazil unable to leave for foreign sides until turning 18. He will not celebrate his 18th birthday until July 2024, with it set to be a fascinating race to lure the forward to Europe.