PSG rule out selling Neymar and Mbappe even if charged over FFP rules
NEYMAR and MBAPPE will not be sold by Paris Saint-Germain this summer – paying little heed to whether the club have met Financial Fair Play controls (FFP).
The future of the two superstars at Paris Saint-Germain had been called into question after it was suggested that the Ligue 1 giants were likely to be investigated by Uefa.
But the club’s Qatari president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has moved quickly to quash the suggestion, saying that the players were ‘2000 percent’ staying put at the Parc des Princes.
Speaking to French daily Le Parisien, Al-Khelaifi said: « They (Neymar and Mbappe) will remain in Paris.
“Many media, especially in France, claim that one would need to sell Neymar or Kylian Mbappé. I need to affirm that they will remain here. »
FFP rules ban clubs from spending more than the revenue they generate from ticket sales, player transfers, TV income, promoting, marketing, transfer of fixed resources, fund and prize cash.
The rules were first introduced in 2011 to prevent wealthy owners trying to buy success and to stop the transfer market showcase getting to be over-expanded.
Paris Saint-Germain were fined €60million, with another €40million euros suspended, for failing to meet FFP regulations in 2014.
The club were investigated again after the 2017 spending spree that brought Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to Paris for a possible joined complete rumored to be around €400m (almost £350m).