In a summer full of changes at PSG, from the coach to the practically complete renewal of the squad with up to 11 new additions, which cost 350 million, It was the sales that alarmed UEFA’s financial controls.
According to L’Équipe, The agency would examine them to determine whether there is a “close proximity.” between the buyer’s club and the seller. We recall that the Parisian team sold Verratti, Draxler and Diallo to Qatari League clubs for a value of almost 80 million euros, amounts that could not be taken into account if UEFA realizes that they are not legal due to proximity . Between both. This would lead to a major imbalance in financial fair play.
The club, consulted for the same information, emphasized this ““There are numerous cases of timeshare in football without consequences”. They insist that there are no irregularities in these transfers and also state that there was a better offer for Verratti from Saudi Arabia.
In fact, there was speculation for several weeks that the Italian, like so many other stars who ended up there, would move to the Saudi league, but An agreement was finally reached with Al-Arabi for around 50 million.
Relationship between PSG and Qatar
Qatar Sports Investment is the 100 percent owner of PSG, which aroused the suspicions of financial controls. It’s nothing new. There has already been speculation that these transactions could be investigated and L’Équipe has now stated that this will be investigated.
In the event that they do not find a relationship, these sales will not cause problems for PSG, which has achieved, In addition to the sale of Neymar and a few other players, profits amounted to 200 million euros, which were used to finance the numerous company startups. But if they find him, it could mean a new financial sanction for the club from the French capital.