The Spanish football league “La Liga” has agreed to file a request to cancel Kylian Mbappe’s contract, and plans to sue Paris Saint-Germain even before European authorities, according to its lawyers in Paris.
Juan Branco explained that the “point of entry” into the “gradual” measures against Saint-Germain would be the “legitimacy of Mbappe’s contract”, adding: “The French Football Federation should never have ratified the validity of this contract. “
He believed that the National Directorate of Control and Administration “DNCG” on two occasions, on June 25, 2021, should have noticed Saint-Germain’s violation of the rules of financial fair play at the national level as well as the European.
Mbappe was expected to join Real Madrid this summer after reaching the end of his contract with Saint-Germain, but he decided, contrary to the wish he had expressed several times, to remain with the French capital club. amid rumors of his seduction with a fictitious contract from the Qatari government of Saint-Germain.
This move infuriated Real Madrid and the Spanish League, which raised doubts about Saint Germain’s compliance with the rules of fair play applied by the European Union “UEFA”, and even the president of the Royal Club, Florentino Perez, accused Mbappé Thursday of submission to “political and economic pressure” to renew his contract.
At a press conference held at a Paris hotel on Friday, the La Liga lawyer announced that he plans to file a request to “cancel Mbappe’s contract from the Minister of Sport”, Amelie Odea-Castera. , and then perhaps “appeal to the French Football Federation, to communicate with the national management.” For control and management, to conduct an audit” in Saint-Germain’s accounts.
Finally, if the previous steps did not work, he confirmed that he wanted to take the case to the Administrative Court of Paris.
If these national appeals fail, Branco said he will turn to European courts “to ask the European Commission to intervene to achieve regulatory compliance”, or even to “follow a formal procedure for abuse of influence.” start”. Finally, at the end of the trial, he can The case reaches the European Court of Justice.
He explained that the motivation behind these lawsuits was the union’s desire to redefine the rules for a fairer and more transparent football financial system.
The Spanish League accuses Saint-Germain of “continuing to violate current financial fair play rules” and creating a state of imbalance in sport and economic competition.
La Liga president Javier Tebas is one of the most outspoken critics of state-backed clubs.