Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti elder brother Stefano Verratti has made a huge claim, revealing that the Italian is very happy with the French giants and could end his career at Paris.
The 24-year-old has been in brilliant form for the Ligue 1 champions, with a number of clubs keen to sign him in the summer. European giants Barcelona have been linked with a move for him, as a replacement for Andres Iniesta.
PSG's Marco Verratti 'could stay in Paris for life': Marco Verratti's elder brother Stefano has claimed that the¦ https://t.co/NNkfW7nZo7 pic.twitter.com/Sh1mxE5nog
His brother though believes that if it is upto the midfielder he will stay in Paris for life.
"My brother's always been grateful and full of respect to the club for bringing him here and making him a part of the team.I think that - if he can - he'll remain in Paris for the rest of his life. He's very attached to the city. It's where his son was born. It's in Paris that Marco has become a man",Marco said, asquoted by Ligue1.
Marco Verratti's brother Stefano:
"Will he leave PSG? I think if he can he'll stay in Paris for life. He's very attached to the city." pic.twitter.com/0dhwgf45j0
"Teammates come and go, but the club and the city remain the same.As far as I'm concerned, Marco will only return to Italy once PSG decide his work here is done and he's no longer useful."
The midfielder who joined the French giants in 2012 from Pescara has so far made 186 appearances in all competitions for the side scoring four goals for them so far.