Jese Rodriguez joins La Liga side Las Palmas on loan from Paris Saint Germain

Paris St Germain forward Jese Rodriguez has taken a substantial pay cut to join his home club Las Palmas on loan for the rest of the season.

Reuters January 31, 2017 17:31:07 IST
Jese Rodriguez joins La Liga side Las Palmas on loan from Paris Saint Germain

Madrid: Paris St Germain forward Jese Rodriguez has taken a substantial pay cut to join his home club Las Palmas on loan for the rest of the season.

The 23-year-old who was wanted by Premier League Middlesbrough and other clubs in Europe, decided his immediate future was back in La Liga, just six months after joining PSG from Real Madrid for 25 million €

Jese Rodriguez joins La Liga side Las Palmas on loan from Paris Saint Germain

Jese Rodriguez moves to the La Liga after just nine appearances for PSG. Reuters

"Jese Rodriguez will play on loan at Las Palmas until 30 June, 2017. The player's specific wish to wear the yellow colours has been crucial for the agreement with Paris St Germain to get done," Las Palmas said in a statement.

Middlesbrough agreed terms with the French champions last week but the player did not want to play in England, insisting that he be allowed to go back to La Liga and play in front of his home crowd.

Club president Miguel Angel Ramirez said the player had taken a considerable pay cut to join Las Palmas who are 11th in the La Liga standings.

"Jese is losing a lot of money but he has preferred to defend the Las Palmas colours," he told the club website.

Jese made just nine Ligue 1 appearances for PSG, starting only one game. PSG sit third, who are just three points adrift high-flying Monaco.

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