PSG's €200 million summer target laughs off interest from French club

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PSG's €200 million summer target laughs off interest from French club

Ayoola Kelechi 23:27 - 25.04.2024

Despite being rumoured as a top target for Paris Saint-Germain this summer, the LaLiga star appears to have no interest in making a move to France

Lamine Yamal (16) seems to have brushed off rumours linking him with a move to Paris Saint-Germain. The young talent has captured attention this season with stellar performances for Barcelona, drawing comparisons to Lionel Messi.

Yamal’s Unlikely Move to PSG

Despite PSG's rumoured interest in a €200 million move for Yamal, the player appears unlikely to entertain the idea. Barcelona's strained relationship with PSG, coupled with the astronomical release clause in Yamal's contract (€1 billion), makes the move seem far-fetched.

The rivalry between Barcelona and PSG extends beyond the pitch, with both clubs often competing for the same transfer targets. Their differing stances on issues like the European Super League have fueled tension, adding a layer of legal drama to their interactions.

Yamal’s High Release Clause as a Deterrent

Barcelona's hefty release clause for Yamal reflects their determination to ward off potential suitors, particularly PSG.

The €1 billion clause echoes the club's caution following Neymar's departure in 2017, signalling their intent to retain key assets.

Yamal's Response on Social Media

Speculation suggested that Yamal's agent, Jorge Mendes, could facilitate a move to PSG due to his relationship with the club's sporting director. However, Yamal's reluctance to force a transfer undermines such speculation.

Yamal's recent social media post, featuring an edited image of himself in a PSG shirt with laughing emojis, further dismisses the transfer rumours. While PSG may persist in their pursuit, Yamal's response suggests he's focused on his current club, Barcelona, for the time being.

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