Manchester United star moving to PSG for Free

England goalkeeper Mary Earps is set to leave Manchester United for Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer. Earps, named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2023 is leaving after 5 years at the club.
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Manchester United goalkeeper Mary Earps is set to leave Manchester United and sign for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on a free transfer after the star goalkeeper becomes the latest player to leave on a free. The 31-year-old had been negotiating a contract extension with United but has decided to join PSG when her contract ends this month.

Earps joined United from Wolfsburg in 2019 and extended her contract in February 2021 until June 2023, with an option for an additional year. Despite a strong offer from United making him one of the highest earners at Manchester United, Earps has set eyes on winning more silverware and competing regularly in the Women’s Champions League, which United missed out on after finishing fifth in the Women’s Super League last season.

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Her departure marks the second successive summer that a high-profile United star has left on a free transfer, following Alessia Russo's move to Arsenal last July. Mary Earps is considered a significant blow for Manchester United, as she is one of the most valuable assets in their women's team who was also subject to a high-profile move to Arsenal last season but the move failed.

Earps has been capped 50 times by England and has played a crucial role in Lioness’s recent successes. She was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2023 after helping England reach their first World Cup final, where she played every minute, conceded only four goals, and saved a penalty in the final against Spain.

PSG, semi-finalists in the Women's Champions League and runners-up in the French league last season have long been interested in Earps. They are reportedly ready to make her the highest-paid goalkeeper in women’s football. Earps' move to PSG perfectly aligns with her desire to compete at the highest level of Women’s football in Europe and bag more trophies in an already illustrious career.

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