Chelsea blocking PSG stars’ £1m per player bonus
— PSG Officiel (@PSG_inside) March 20, 2014
If Chelsea had any doubts about whether Paris Saint Germain will be up for their Champions League quarter final meeting next month, this ought to clarify the situation.
Reports in France suggest the the Ligue 1 champions’ squad has been promised £1m each if they lift the trophy in Lisbon in May.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and co are all in line to pocket the handsome bonus should the win the competition, according to L’Equipe.
The club are bankrolled by the Qatar Investment Authority, for which the bonuses being discussed represent a drop in the ocean.
Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has reportedly approved the payments for all 24 members of the first-team squad if they emerge victorious.
Discussing being drawn against Chelsea, Al-Khelaifi said: “As I said before, all seven teams left are very strong.
” We will be ready for the games against Chelsea, a club which I have a lot of respect for.
“I know that it will be very exciting for all our fans and we are very much looking forward to it.”