After being eliminated in the Champions League last week, PSG are looking forward to the summer transfer window. They need a lot of changes before the 2023/24 season. French news agency L’Équipe reported that players including Juan Bernat, Fabian Ruiz, Renato Sanches and Carlos Soler could all leave the club.
Last week AS confirmed sports advisor Luís Campos and head coach Christophe Galtier will continue to hold their roles at the Ligue 1 side until the end of the current season. Campos will have another transfer window, summer 2023, to prove he is a wise strategist in the market.
Campos has been criticized for a number of unproductive signings and it is likely he will sell off unsuitable players to clear the way for new recruits. Financial fair play does not allow PSG to exceed the procurement limit.
Former Valencia captain Soler scored in the 2-1 win over Brest. The victory helps PSG maintain the top position – 10 points ahead of the team chasing Marseille.
The Spain international is playing for his future in Paris, however, Campos may decide to part ways with Soler. According to AS, some players leaving PSG do not need to worry about the future because they can easily find a new destination.
What future for Messi, Neymar and Ramos?
Sergio Ramos may have played his last game in a PSG shirt. The Spaniard has impressed in both legs of the European Cup but has yet to receive an offer to sign a new contract. His contract in Paris expires in June.
Ramos was previously linked with a hefty move to the Saudi Pro League as teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. However, this season proves he can still compete at the highest level.
Meanwhile, the ability to renew Lionel Messi’s contract is not guaranteed. The disappointment of being eliminated early in this arena may cause the former Barcelona star to decide not to renew his contract with PSG. The two sides’ current contract expires next summer.
But PSG also did not do everything to keep Leo. They may see the defeat in the Champions League as the right time to start a new project, in which Messi is not included. At the moment, El Pulga is receiving interest from the US and Saudi Arabia.
As for Neymar, according to Athletic, he wants to retire from the home team at the Park of the Princes. At the age of 31, Neymar is said to not want to go to any other club, including the dream destination of Barcelona for many years.
However, PSG was fed up with Neymar. Injuries make Neymar not have much to contribute to the team. They may find a way to sell the Brazilian player outright.
On the contrary, PSG will build a team with a more collective style of play, in which Kylian Mbappe is the leader.
Xiao Lam | 22:33 03/13/2023