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12:00 AM, December 09, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, December 09, 2018

PSG deny plan to sell stars

French champions Paris Saint-Germain have quashed reports the club could be forced to sell either Kylian Mbappe or Neymar in a bid to circumvent eventual Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions.

Qatar-owned PSG are one of a number of clubs under scrutiny from UEFA's FFP regulations after splashing a combined total of more than 400 million euros in 2017 for Brazil star Neymar and World Cup winner Mbappe.

Rival clubs and even the president of Spain's La Liga championship, Javier Tebas, bemoan the lack of sanctions for PSG, who according to recent leaked documents have violated the strict financial regulations put in place by European football's ruling body.

But PSG were quick to shoot down the report.

"In an article published on their website on Friday night, L'Equipe dared to say that 'PSG is ready to lose Kylian Mbappe or Neymar Jr to avoid (FFP) sanctions'," said a statement issued by the club.

PSG "vehemently denies these totally false and ridiculous allegations, which serve only to recreate a climate of tension between the club and this media outlet."

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