Rabiot has been involved with PSG since his youth years. Back in 2014, he inked a new four-year deal that is set to expire in June 2019.
This isn’t the first time that the 22-year-old has been linked with an Italian side. Before he signed his current contract in 2014, ex-Roma and now Inter sporting director Walter Sabatini made Roma’s interest in Rabiot public.
The French national made 27 appearances in the 16/17 season, scoring 3 goals and 4 assists. Rabiot has much more artillery at his disposal this season with PSG’s recent additions of Neymar and Kylian Mbappé.
It’s noted that Rabiot prefers to play in his correct position on the left or right side of the midfield. What separates Rabiot from the rest of his PSG teammates is his ability to pass and move the ball around. Rabiot has completed 422 passes in his PSG career, only Thiago Motta has completed more.
Would Rabiot be a good fit at Inter?
Too much depth can never be a bad thing in my opinion. Sure, Rabiot may not be any Arturo Vidal, but the Frenchman is still fairly young and developing. A solid rotation of midfielders Borja Valero, Matias Vecino, and Rabiot could only do good for Inter. Throw Joao Mario into the mix and Luciano Spalletti would be able to rotate his players off the bench, which is a valuable asset in my opinion.
On the flip side of the coin, seeing a bit more production at PSG wouldn’t be a bad thing for Rabiot. Whether you like to admit or not, PSG are currently loaded with offensive firepower. Rabiot needs to get in on this opportunity to play with some of the world’s best.
Overall, Inter should keep an eye on Rabiot. If the midfielder can put up some solid performances and increase his production, then Walter Sabatini might want to give a call back to PSG this January. This is all depending, of course, on if PSG are willing to sell him or not. And then there’s the question of what his value is... whatever.