Marco Verratti: 'Nothing can make me leave Paris Saint-Germain'

Stefan Coerts
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Marco Verratti has laughed off suggestions he could leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season amid reports that Juventus is keen to lure him back to Italy.

The 21-year-old has developed into a key player at the Ligue 1 champions since joining the club from Pescara in the summer of 2012 and his good performances in France have not gone unnoticed in his native country.

Nevertheless, a transfer is not an option for Verratti at the moment.

"Nothing can make me leave Paris Saint-Germain. I am feeling very well here," Verratti told L'Equipe. "I am feeling just fine both on and off the pitch. Not everybody gets the chance to be a starter at a big club like this and develop into a better player.

"PSG are a great team with a lot of ambition. The club has an interesting project going on and has some big objectives. At this point, I don't think there's any chance that I will leave this club."

Verratti has a contract with PSG until June 2018.