French champions Paris St Germain have signed striker Mauro Icardi on a permanent deal from Inter Milan , the Serie A club said on Sunday .
Argentine Icardi , 27 , joined PSG in September on a season – long loan with a buy – out option .
“FC Internazionale Milano announces the transfer of Mauro Icardi to Paris Saint – Germain FC ; the striker, born in 1993 , has permanently moved to the French club.
“ The club thanks the player for the six seasons he spent with us and wishes him the best for his future professional career ,” Inter said in a statement .
Icardi scored 20 goals in 31 matches in all competitions before the season was officially concluded on April 30 , with 10 games remaining due to the COVID – 19 crisis.
He has been competing for a place in the side with Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, PSG’s all -time top scorer , whose contract expired on June 30 .