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OFFICIAL: PSG sign Fabian Ruiz

PSG have officially confirmed the signing of Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz from Napoli on a five-year deal. The club made the announcement via a statement on their official website:

Paris Saint-Germain are delighted to announce the signing of Fabián Ruiz on a five-year deal, tying the Spain international midfielder to the Parisian club until 30 June 2027.

Born in Los Palacios y Villafranca, in Andalusia, Fabián Ruiz joined the Real Betis Balompié youth academy, making his first-team debut in December 2014. After winning the Spanish second division title that season, he made his La Liga bow in 2015. After a spell on loan at Elche CF, he established himself in the Betis first team, making 35 appearances in the 2017/18 season.

In summer 2018, he joined Serie A side SSC Napoli. Over four seasons with the Italian club, Fabian Ruiz played 166 games, scoring 22 goals and tallying 15 assists. The Spanish midfielder contributed to the club’s 2019/20 Coppa Italia success.

He made his Spain U21 debut in October 2017 (14 caps, 5 goals), helping them win the U21 EURO in summer 2019 and was named the tournament’s best player. He then made the step up to the senior team (15 caps, 1 goal), making his debut against the Faroe Islands in June 2019. He featured in three games at EURO 2020 for La Roja.

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