Lens loan for Arnaud Kalimuendo

Arnaud Kalimuendo has signed a season-long loan deal with Racing Club de Lens until 30 June 2022. The French striker is under contract with Paris Saint-Germain until 2024 and this loan does not include a purchase option.

Born in the Paris suburb of Suresnes, Arnaud joined the Paris Saint-Germain youth academy in 2011 at the age of 9. The forward came up through the ranks of the Rouge & Bleu, winning the Al-Kass Cup with the U17 team in 2018 and then joining the U19s where he made 10 UEFA Youth League appearances, scoring 9 goals.

The attacker made his Ligue 1 debut for Paris Saint-Germain against RC Lens on 10 September 2020, and subsequently joined the “Sang & Or” on loan for the 2020-2021 season playing 30 matches, scoring 8 goals and providing 6 assists.

On a national level, Arnaud was first called up for France’s U16s (3 caps, 1 goal), moving up to the U18s (12 caps, 9 goals) and then on to France’s “Espoirs” making his debut against Slovakia on 12 October 2020.

The Club wishes Arnaud a great season with Racing Club de Lens to continue his progression.