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Benfica land Draxler on loan

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

German international Julian Draxler has joined Benfica on a season-long loan deal from PSG.
Julian Draxler.
Julian Draxler.Photo: Дмитрий Садовников/Soccer.ru/CC-by-SA 3.0
Germany attacker Julian Draxler has completed his move to SL Benfica from Paris Saint-Germain.

On Thursday evening, the Portuguese Primeira Liga club confirmed the signing of the 28-year-old on loan for the rest of the season.

28-year-old Draxler has struggled to nail down a starting berth in Paris following his €36 million switch from Wolfsburg in January 2017.

The former Schalke 04 player has featured 58 times for Germany, scoring 7 goals, and will be hoping to earn a call-up to Hansi Flick's World Cup squad in a few months.

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