Ilyes Housni signs his first professional contract with PSG

Juventus v Paris Saint-Germain: Group H - UEFA Youth League
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Young striker Ilyes Housni has signed his first professional contract with PSG, the club has announced. He now has a contract until June 2026 with the Parisian organization.

Current top scorer in the UEFA Youth League with an otherworldly 8 goals in six games, and coveted by many of Europe's top clubs, the French youngster Ilyes Housni has finally signed his first professional contract with PSG, his club since 2017 when he arrived from fellow capital club Paris F.C.

A member of the 2005 generation of the training center and at the age of 17, he is now linked to PSG until June 2026 after signing this first long-awaited contract with the Parisian team.

Ilyes Housni will have opportunities to integrate more prominently with PSG as a pro

After starting the season with Zoumana Camara's U19 team, the young Ilyes Housni recently joined PSG's professional squad along with some youngsters.

He had been very close to joining the professional group in the recent past and his couple of great performances on the mid-season friendly matches during the international break helped him in making the final jump to the first-team squad. Housni scored twice against Quevilly (3-1) in the second December friendly.

He was on the bench against Strasbourg last Wednesday but did not come in and has not yet made his debut with the first team.

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The signing of this first professional contract should open the first-team door for the young center forward in a much bigger way.