Real Madrid sell goalkeeper Keylor Navas to PSG

Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain changed goalkeepers on the final day of the summer transfer market in both countries, with three-time Champions League winner Keylor Navas going to the French club on a permanent deal and Alphonse Areola going the other way on loan, reports Associated Press.

Navas joins PSG on a four-year deal.

“I’m coming to France with enormous ambitions,” he said. “I will do everything to help PSG win more titles.”

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His arrival means PSG will begin its Champions League campaign with two different goalies, after Gianluigi Buffon also left. PSG recently signed Sergio Rico on a season’s loan from Spanish club Sevilla.

Areola, meanwhile, is expected to serve as a backup to starter Thibaut Courtois. PSG said the deal does not include an option to buy the 26-year-old Areola, who has played three times for France.

The 32-year-old Navas won 12 trophies after joining Madrid in 2014 from Levante. But he lost his spot in the starting lineup last season when the club signed Courtois.

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Madrid and PSG did not release the financial details of either deal.

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