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Javier Pastore

BornJune 20, 1989

Javier Matías Pastore is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national football team as an attacking midfielder. Javier Pastore started his career in the youth system of the Argentine club Talleres. In 2007, he made his debut in the Argentine second division under the wing of manager Ricardo Gareca. During the 2008 season, he was loaned to Huracán of the Argentine Primera. Pastore made his professional debut for Huracán on 24 May 2008 in a 1–0 loss with River Plate. On 11 July 2009 Palermo formally announced the signing of Pastore for five years until 30 June 2014, with the transfer fee being about €4.7 million. His debut was on 15 August in the Coppa Italia, while his debut in Serie A was eight days later. His breakthrough game was on 4 October against Juventus, when he assisted Edinson Cavani's goal in a 2–0 win. In the 2010–11 season, on 14 November, Pastore scored his first career hat-trick in a derby match against Catania. On 6 August 2011, Paris Saint-Germain formally announced the signing of Pastore for a fee of €39.8 million. Pastore scored his first goal in a Ligue 1 match against Stade Brest in a 1-0 win on 11 September 2011. Following a string of good performances in his first season at Italian Serie A level, Argentina head coach Diego Maradona called up Pastore for agame against a Catalan representative team, on 22 December 2009.
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PSG transfer news: PSG give a warning to Real Madrid, PSG want Alisson and much more: 4th February, 2018
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PSG transfer news: Neymar snubs Real Madrid, Pastore set to move, and more, 28th January 2018
PSG transfer news: Neymar snubs Real Madrid, Pastore set to move, and more, 28th January 2018
All the transfer news and rumours regarding Paris Saint-Germain
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PSG transfer news: Man United looking to sign Moura, Emery targetting Sessegnon and more, 7th January 2018
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PSG transfer news: Interest in former Real Madrid star, update on Lucas Moura and more, 3rd January 2018
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Man United transfer news: Pastore ready to move, Shaw to join Newcastle on loan and more - 27th November 2017
Man United transfer news: Pastore ready to move, Shaw to join Newcastle on loan and more - 27th November 2017
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Reports: Chelsea, Liverpool and Inter Milan to battle it out for PSG star
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Reports: Chelsea & Liverpool keen on signing £26 million-rated PSG star in January
Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp want to sign him in January
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French prosecution to probe Football Leaks
French prosecution to probe Football Leaks
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Pastore is struggling for game time at the Parc des Princes this season.
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Pastore is struggling for game time at the Parc des Princes this season.
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 31st October 2016
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 31st October 2016
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