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Mauro Icardi joins PSG from Inter Milan on a 4-year deal

French champion Paris Saint-Germain has signed striker Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan on a four-year deal.

Icardi joined PSG on a season's loan and had impressed with 20 goals in 31 games when the league season was stopped because of the coronavirus pandemic.

PSG took up its option to buy the 27-year-old Argentine and gave him a contract until June, 2024.

PSG's Mauro Icardi kicks to score his side 5th goal during the French League Cup quarter final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Saint Etienne at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP PhotoThibault Camus)

No financial details were given, but Italian media reported the transfer as costing 50 million euros ($55.5 million) with additional bonuses.

The French league was ended with 10 rounds remaining after the government called off domestic competitions at the end of April, but PSG remains in contention to win the Champions League for the first time after reaching the quarterfinals.

The prolific Icardi netted 124 goals in 219 games for Inter but his spell there ended amid a bitter fallout.

PSG's Mauro Icardi, right, celebrates his side third goal with Kylian Mbappe during the French League Cup quarter final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Saint Etienne at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP PhotoThibault Camus)

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PSG's Mauro Icardi runs with the ball during the French League Cup quarter final soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Saint Etienne at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP PhotoThibault Camus)