PSG signs defender Bernat and striker Choupo-Moting

Published 2:59 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2018 | Updated 6:22 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain left it late to make two signings before the French league’s transfer window shut on Friday — and also released a batch of players.

The French champion bought Spain defender Juan Bernat from Bayern Munich, thus resolving a problem at left back. PSG was without a recognized left back with Layvin Kurzawa injured and Yuri Berchiche sold in July to Spanish side Athletic Bilbao.

The 25-year-old Bernat, who has seven appearances for Spain, joins on a three-year contract. PSG gave no financial details.

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