PSG and Real Madrid confirm Areola-Navas swap

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Real Madrid's Keylor Navas during training in Madrid, Spain, Feb 5, 2019. [China Daily]

Real Madrid have signed Paris Saint Germain's French international goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on loan until the end of the current season as part of the deal which sees Madrid's Costa Rican international Keylor Navas move in the other direction.

The Spanish sporting press reports that Real Madrid have already inscribed Areola in their first team squad with the Spanish football league (LaLiga).

In principal Areola arrives as substitute to Thibaut Courtois, who will remain as first choice for Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, and the current idea is that the 26-year-old will only spend a year at the club while Real Madrid's 20-year-old Ukrainian international Andriy Lunin gains experience on loan with Valladolid.

Areola has made 75 league appearances for Paris Saint Germain and has also had three loan spells, with Lens, Bastia and Spanish side Villarreal, playing 32 games for the team from the east coast of Spain in the 2015-16 season. 

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