Paris Saint-Germain will be in the transfer market again in the summer, but one thing that could keep them from spending the big bucks is they are expected to be punished soon by UEFA President Michel Platini, for failing to abide by the Financial Fair Play (FFP) Rules over the last three seasons.
Yohan Cabaye – finding it difficult to start games in Paris
Manchester City have been provisionally fined £50M and had their European squad for next season cut in terms numbers – but the case is going to arbitration, with City failing to agree on the punishment – why do they even get a say in the matter?
But there is news today that PSG may join the chase for Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic, according to Football Direct News, and Roma creative midfielder Miralem Pjanic was also believed to be one of their top summer targets, but the 24 year-old play-maker has just signed a new deal to stay in Rome.
Bayern Munich’s Toni Kroos is also a possible target for PSG, but if Croatian International Ivan Rakitic is brought into the squad in the summer, that could move Yohan Cabaye further down the pecking order at the Paris club, where he has been unable to get one of the three starting central midfield positions since he was signed from Newcastle United in January, for around £20M.
If Rakitic is signed, it could be difficult for Cabaye to get much playing time at PSG, although Newcastle fans know this lad is a great player, and let’s put it this way – he was great when he played for Newcastle.
And maybe just needs a little time to settle down at his new club.
But Cabaye will need to be in top form next season to play in the first team, if the central midfield positions are further strengthened in the summer.