La Liga president calls Mbappe's new PSG deal 'insult to football'

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Madrid, May 21, 2022 (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain's extension deal with Kylian Mbappe is "an insult to football," La Liga president Javier Tebas said Saturday after the player rejected an offer from Real Madrid.

"What PSG is doing by renewing Mbappe with large sums of money...after posting losses of 700 million euros in recent seasons and having a wage bill of over 600 million euros, is an INSULT to football," Tebas tweeted.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi "is as dangerous as the Super League," he added in a reference to a new competition with 12 of Europe's biggest clubs proposed last April.

The project collapsed within days following a fierce backlash from their own players and fans, as well as governments and football's governing bodies.

Tebas has fiercely opposed the creation of the breakaway league.

Mbappe agreed to turn down Real Madrid and stay at the French champions for another three years.

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La Liga president calls Mbappe's new PSG deal 'insult to football'
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