Clubs, Kylian Mbappé, Neymar, Paris Saint-Germain, Story, Transfers

Kylian Mbappe won the inaugural Kopa Trophy for best under-21 player, but feels he needs to be more consistent in the year to have a chance of Ballon d’Or success.
Alejandro Moreno examines the latest transfer rumours involving Chris Smalling, Edinson Cavani and more.
Real Madrid star Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d’Or, with Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg becoming the first female winner and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe claiming the inaugural Kopa Trophy for best under-21 player.

Paris Saint-Germain criticised a report from French newspaper L’Equipe that stated that the Ligue 1 champions could sell either Brazil international Neymar or France star Kylian Mbappe to comply with Financial Fair Play rules.

L’Equipe published the report online on Friday that detailed that the club might have to offload one of their star players.  

“[The club denies] in the strongest form these totally erroneous and ridiculous allegations, and with the sole purpose of creating a climate of great tensions … PSG questions, once again, the honesty of L’Equipe and their hidden editorial motives,” the club said in a statement released on Friday. 

Neymar joined the French champions in a world record £200 million deal in 2017 from Barcelona while Mbappe became the second-most expensive player of all time when he arrived from Monaco for a rumoured £166m after having initially spent a year on loan at the Parc des Princes.

PSG’s denial over L’Equipe’s story comes amid reported interest in another high-priced acquisition. Sources have told ESPN FC’s Julien Laurens that PSG would have to pay €75m to sign Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong with the Dutch club not taking anything less than that amount.

The Dutch youngster has interest in making the jump to Paris, according to sources, with PSG manager Thomas Tuchel reportedly keen on bringing in the versatile midfielder. 

Source link

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Carlo Ancelotti ‘surprised’ by Eduardo Camavinga impact at Real Madrid
Salah, Mane 8/10 as they fire Liverpool to victory against Crystal Palace
Pep Guardiola fumes at Man City fans, but he’s really angry at his attacking options
Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel on Harry Kane to Man City saga I expected him to leave
Koeman under pressure as Barcelona held by lowly Granada

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *