You will Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Khelaïfi, but being. The 45-year-old Qatarees bought as the CEO of Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) 70 percent of the PSG shares in 2011. The football club from the French capital, was already loss-making, but the dream of Al-Khelaïfi and his investment group was no less. Cost nor effort was spared to of the Parisian football club, the best in France. David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva and Edinson Cavani came to the club to strengthen. The result showed himself known with five titles in thick, seven years time. The Ligue 1 for PSG so a little soccer in the backyard.
The vizier of Al-Khelaïfi (now 100 per cent shareholder of the club) went through the hegemony in France gradually change direction. In addition to the French successes was a European triumph was the priority. The Qatari investors were there at the arrival of Neymar also no secret that it was intended to with the Brazilian in the Champions League to win. PSG was up until then not been able to get past the quarter finals in the kampioenenbal to work. The 222 million euros for Neymar was, therefore, a ‘justification’ issue. With the recruitment of Kylian Mbappé climbed the Parisian transferuitgave the last two seasons more than 450 million euros.
Time to harvest would be a man then think, but that was yesterday so out of the Manchester United Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reckoned. The Norwegian coach took his team to an improbable comeback on legs. Romelu Lukaku scored two times, and then Marcus Rashford in the slotseconden for the decisive 1-3 made. Exit PSG. Again. The toy of Al-Khelaïfi, a former tennis player - managed since the acquisition is not in to the also European. We count the transferuitgaven in those eight years than we get on an investment of some 1.15 billion euros (see table below photo). While Ajax for the same period ‘only’ 164,7 million euro spent. No guarantee for the Locals to next month, their quarter-finals in the Champions League to survive. Though the proof be delivered that with a much smaller financial investment still as much as possible.