THE 05/02/2024 11:35 p.m.
Nasser Al-Khelafi is not about to buy the Parc des Princes.
Determined to buy the Parc des Princes in order to expand its capacity, Paris Saint-Germain came up against the intransigence of Anne Hidalgo. The mayor of the capital, who does not intend to accuse President Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, refuses to return to the French stadium.
A long-standing project, the acquisition of the Parc des Princes is absolutely not news for Paris Saint-Germain.
The reigning French champion wishes to expand the capacity of the son of the stadium and prefers to invest in the mountains necessary for a power which does not belong to the owner.
Hidalgo has not changed his mind
PSG’s first offer, for a maximum amount of 38 million euros, is also available »ridiculous» last spring. The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, is available at the gates of the Parc des Princes with a privileged and long-term rescue plan.
Since then, statements from both parties have only fueled tensions, even as the city continues to reach out to PSG. The last, the first deputy of the mayor of Paris, Emmanuel Grégoire, invited the club to represent the negotiations, in vain. No matter, Anne Hidalgo sticks to her positions.
Al-Khelaïfi’s accusation passes
“I love (Site notre bureau spécialisé), I love my team, confided the elected official in the columns of Ouest-France. I repeat: we are ready to study and support transformations of the Park. I also say it again today and once and for all: there will be no sale of the Parc des Princes, it is the heritage of Parisians. The subject is closed.» Then the mayor responded to President Nasser Al-Khelaïfi who had wondered if the city was simply refusing to sell to Arabs.
“The city took issue quite violently during the (Site notre blog d’information) World Cup in Qatar, accusing us of preventing the club from developing, she reacted. More recently outrageous proposals have been made. It’s not a series.» A priori, the media release should not encourage PSG to take the first step. Conversely, the French club decided to abandon the idea of the installer at the Stade de France, which aims to carry out the construction of a new stadium.
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by Eric BethsyTHE 05/02/2024 11:35 p.m.