La Liga have announced that they have reported PSG to UEFA as a consequence of Kylian Mbappe’s lucrative new contract extension.
Mbappe appeared to be set to sign for Real Madrid on a free transfer, the kind of deal which would have been comparable to Cristiano Ronaldo joining Los Blancos back in 2009 – era defining.
However, at the eleventh hour, Mbappe made the shock decision to sign a multi, multi-million-pound contract extension with PSG, one which will keep him at Parc des Princes until at least 2025.
It’s a decision which has sent shockwaves across European football, with the money wielded by PSG and Qatar potentially resulting in a changing of the guard at the elite level of the game.
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Naturally, Florentino Perez, and his buddies in the boardroom of La Liga, are not particularly pleased about it. They have released a statement confirming they have reported PSG to UEFA.
Official statement: La Liga announce they have now reported Paris Saint-Germain to UEFA because of Kylian Mbappé deal. 🚨 #Mbappé
“This is a scandal. We will now report PSG to Uefa, French autorities and EU authorities”. ⤵️📑 pic.twitter.com/ZFFtZN4eTl
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 21, 2022
Considering the PSG president is also head of the European Club Association, it’s hard to imagine that any action will be taken against the French champions, even if wrongdoing is proven.
Ultimately, Real Madrid are bitter that they have missed out and will be feeling seriously threatened after losing their previously incomparable pull in the transfer market.