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The president's patience has run out, and PSG wants to leave the Parc des Princes. “I finish”


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The full-time French champions have been performing in their current state at Parc des Princes since 1974. This did not change when Qatar Sports Investments became the club's owner in 2011. Two years later, the Fund signed a thirteen-year stadium lease agreement with the city council, under which He pays two million euros in rent annually. The group also invested €85 million in upgrading the facility.

Meanwhile, Al-Khelaifi has been in talks with the city council about the possibility of purchasing the stadium. This did not come to a happy ending for Paris Saint-Germain.

Princes Park

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Paris Saint-Germain President: We wasted years, and it's over

On Thursday, patience ran out. – It is very easy to say that the stadium is not for sale. We know what we want. We wasted years trying to buy the Parc des Princes. “It's over, we want to leave,” said the Qatari, who was described by the French branch of Eurosport as a “little bomb.”

On the occasion of Al-Khulaifi’s position, the same source referred to historical statements by representatives of the City Council. -We do not categorically exclude sales. But there must be an appropriate price. Emmanuel Gregoire, first deputy mayor of Anne Hidalgo, said in 2022 that Paris Saint-Germain is offering $40 million, which is less than what it paid for Leandro Paredes, describing Paris Saint-Germain's offer as “ridiculous.”

A little later, in 2023, the same politician changed his position. – Princes Park is no longer for sale. This is the decisive and final position. He said that the stadium represents a unique heritage for Parisians.

At the moment, it is not known what the alternative will be and where PSG will play its matches after exiting the Parc des Princes.


Nasser Al-Khelaifi

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