Emery backs Lo Celso for key PSG role

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery believes Giovani Lo Celso can be the solution to the club's defensive midfield issues, playing down speculation linking the Ligue 1 leaders with Lassana Diarra.

Former Real Madrid and Marseille midfielder Diarra is out of contract after leaving Al Jazira last month, with his availability as a free agent reportedly appealing to PSG following their massive investments in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1