PSG completes a big start, “we had to make a choice”

Graduated from the School of Journalism in Paris. Specialized in football, and more particularly on the transfer window. Fan of PSG and Stade Français.

This winter, PSG decided to let Keylor Navas go in the direction of Nottingham Forrest, which therefore leaves Gianluigi Donnarumma the only headliner in the hierarchy of goalkeepers within the capital club. The Italian international goes into detail about his competition with Navas for a year and a half.

As soon as he arrived on the bench PSG last summer, Christophe Galtier made a big decision by stopping the alternation of goalkeepers between Gianluigi Donnarumma And Keylor Navas. The first was confirmed in the status of indisputable holder, while the former goalkeeper of the real Madrid had therefore become a simple luxury lining to the PSG Since six months. A statute which therefore prompted Navas to leave the Parc des Princes and join Nottingham Forest on loan during transfer window of January.

” It’s difficult “

Asked in the columns of L’EQUIPE, Gianluigi Donnarumma recounts his alternation with Keylor Navas last year at PSG : “ For me, last season helped me grow enormously, precisely because of these difficulties. It was an experience that brought me, I lived it like that. This year, the Mister (Christophe Galtier) gave a clear hierarchy, and I thank him for his trust. Last year, the important thing was to try to be ready each time I played. I took it like that, even if it’s difficult, it’s an extra experience that helps you, especially when you’re young “, indicates the Italian goalkeeper of the PSG.

“We had to make a choice”

Donnarumma continues by referring in particular to the departure of Navas during the transfer window wintry: “ Of course, it’s not easy, you have to know how to manage this particular situation. Keylor and I are two good boys, we got along well, but it’s normal that it’s difficult. In management, over time, it becomes complicated. We took it well, him like me, trying to help the team, which is the only important thing. It wasn’t just him or me, but the whole team (…) It’s normal to make choices at some point. And we had to make a choice, whether it was him or me, it was important for everyone “, confides the former player of the A.C. Milan.