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Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi facing corruption probe over World Cup media rights

PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi with world record signing Neymar Thursday, October 12, 2017 The office of the Swiss attorney general has opened criminal proceedings against Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi and former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke in relation to World Cup media rights. The new proceedings have arisen from an ongoing investigation into Valcke for alleged acts of “criminal mismanagement” concerning the awarding of World Cup media rights to certain countries. In a statement, the Swiss attorney general said the new proceedings involved suspected cases of bribery, fraud and…

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Neymar UPDATE! Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi quizzed on future of Barcelona star

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was giving little away regarding his club’s reported world-record bid to land Barcelona star Neymar – but admitted he hopes to talk further on the matter in the future. Speculation is rife that PSG are seeking to activate the 222 million euro (£199million) release clause in Neymar’s contract with Barca and make the Brazil forward the most expensive player in history. That would be more than double the fee Manchester United paid Juventus for Paul Pogba last summer and has sparked rumours that Barca could…

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