Name: Marco Verratti
Date of birth: 05/11/1992
Place of birth: Manoppello, Italy
International caps: 1 (0 goals)
Club: Paris Saint-Germain
Former club: Pescara
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That is an indication of the expectation level facing Marco Verratti just a few months into his Paris Saint-Germain career.
It is a far cry from the July day when his transfer the French capital was completely ignored - thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's arrival on the same day.
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