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Thiago Motta signs one-year extension with Paris Saint-Germain

Midfielder Thiago Motta has signed on for an extra season at French giants Paris Saint-Germain, the French club announced on Tuesday.

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Thiago Motta signs one-year extension with Paris Saint-Germain
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Brazilian midfielder Thiago Motta has signed on for an extra season at French giants Paris Saint-Germain, the French club announced on Tuesday.

Veteran Motta prolongs stint at PSG

Motta, 34, joined PSG from Inter Milan in January 2012 and his previous contract was due to expire five days ago on 30 June; it has been extended by one year, taking him to June 2018.

“The adventure continues and I am very happy”, the player told PSG’s official website.

São Paulo-born Motta, whose previous clubs also include Barcelona, Genoa and Atlético de Madrid, is an important member of the side, explained club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. “Without doubt Thiago is one of those who have contributed much to the growth of Paris Saint-Germain, in France and on the international scene”, he said in declarations made to the club's website.