An ‘insult to football’: La Liga president’s virulent reaction to Mbappé’s extension to PSG

The agreement to extend Kylian Mbappé’s contract at Paris SG is « a disgrace for football », Spanish Professional Football League president Javier Tebas said on Saturday.

« What PSG are doing to prolong Mbappé with big money… after suffering losses of 700 million euros in recent seasons and having a salary bill of 600 million euros is an INSULT to football, » the Spanish leader wrote on Twitter.

It must be said that the French striker had a verbal commitment for « some time » with Real Madrid. But he finally decided to extend his contract at PSG.

According to the annual report of the financial policeman of French football (DNCG), Paris SG suffered a loss of nearly 225 million euros during the 2020/21 season, marked by a TV rights crisis in Ligue 1 and the huis. closed.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi « is as dangerous as the Super League », added Tebas in an allusion to the project presented by twelve major European clubs last year. PSG and Tebas were in the same camp, alongside UEFA, to defeat this attempt.

Sources familiar with the negotiations have confirmed to AFP that PSG and Mbappé, 23, have reached an agreement in principle for the striker’s three-year contract extension, which expires on June 30.

PSG hope to secure the signing of the 23-year-old world champion, assiduously courted by Real Madrid, in order to announce it before the end of the day on Saturday, the source said.

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