Gianluigi Donnarumma: 'Achieve great things'

Paris Saint-Germain's new goalkeeper, Gianluigi Donnarumma sat down with PSG TV. He spoke of his delight to have signed for the club from the capital and his objectives in Rouge et Bleu.


"I am experiencing a lot of emotions, between the victory at the Euros and my arrival today. I am here and I am very happy. I am happy to be part of this great club and I am here to try to win. It's a huge club with huge history and I am happy to be a part of it."

How are you feeling about this new challenge that lies ahead of you?

"I am beginning a new chapter in my life. I grew up a lot in Milan, and now I feel ready for this new adventure here. Paris is one of the biggest clubs in the world, so I am proud to be here and I hope to achieve great things."

What do you make of the current squad? 

"I've always watched Paris Saint-Germain matches on TV because they have always been an incredible team. It's normal to dream of one day playing alongside all of the champions who are here. So for me, it's really incredible."

You will also get a chance to discover the world of champions league football this season...

"The Champions League is a very important competition and I have wanted to play in it for years. I haven't succeeded in doing so and so I can't wait to get a taste of it with Paris. And we will all try to win it."

What are your objectives with Paris?

My objective is to grow more and more by training as hard as I can and never stopping. I have built up some experience in recent years. I feel ready to take on this new huge but magnificent challenge. I want to win as much as possible and to bring joy to the supporters."

Did you speak with Mauricio Pochettino Before arriving?

"I was able to speak with the coach before I came here, we talked a little bit, he was happy that I was going to sign. He is a great coach and a great man, so I am also very happy to be here with him. We hope to win something big together. This is also the best training. I'm going to train with the best in the world, so I'm bound to improve. I'm ready to train and play alongside these great champions."

YOU WILL ALSO PLAY ALONGSIDE YOUR international teammate Marco Verratti...

"We spoke during the Euros and he was very happy that I was going to sign here. He congratulated me. I am also very happy to have joined him. For me, it's a magical thing."