“We have to be fixed within three months, otherwise we move.” In mid-January, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi put a coin back into the machine, threatening to leave the Parc des Princes. Remember that PSG wants to buy the Porte de Saint-Cloud enclosure and that Paris City Hall, which has not always held the same position, refuses to sell. Dead end.
And nothing has changed since. The proof with this statement from Anne Hidalgo, interviewed by Ouest France. “The City was accused quite violently during the Football World Cup in Qatar, accusing us of preventing the club from developing. More recently, outrageous remarks were made,” squeaks the Mayor of Paris, referring to the PSG president’s accusations of racism. And continued: “It’s not all serious. I love football, I love my team. 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".
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With its new American partner Arctos, PSG is more determined than ever to own its stadium, the Parc des Princes… or another. “We must be owners to develop our stadium. And we deserve it. And it is also one of the conditions of our investors,” indicated “NAK” in January, in the columns of L’Équipe, estimating that the French champion club “cannot wait indefinitely”. And to continue, even though we know that the Stade de France is no longer an option. “We have plans but it’s confidential. We have three, already planned, already ready. I tell you, we will do it.”