• I wanted to leave Paris Saint-Germain but am not unhappy at the club – Matuidi

    I wanted to leave Paris Saint-Germain but am not unhappy at the club – Matuidi

    Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi has admitted that he wanted to quit the club this summer, but says he has to accept the club’s decision not to sell him.

    Matuidi was “very disappointed” by the Ligue 1 champions’ refusal to let him leave for a move to Juventus according to the France international’s agent, Mino Raiola.

    And the player himself revealed that a move was blocked.

    “Yes, I wanted to leave but the club decided otherwise and I had to accept it,” he […]

  • Blaise Matuidi ‘very disappointed’ to stay at PSG – agent

    Blaise Matuidi ‘very disappointed’ to stay at PSG – agent

    Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is “very disappointed” by the Ligue 1 champions’ refusal to let him leave the club this summer according to the France international’s agent, Mino Raiola.

    The powerful representative, who oversaw the summer transfers of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Mario Balotelli — to name just a few of a his most recognisable clients — said that Matuidi, 29, was “taken off the market” by PSG.

    Raiola added that the French giants’ decision to not sell one of […]

  • France midfielder Blaise Matuidi plays down Manchester United speculation

    France midfielder Blaise Matuidi plays down Manchester United speculation

    France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has brushed off talk that he could move to Manchester United.

    Reports have suggested manager Jose Mourinho will target Matuidi if United fail in their attempts to bring midfielder Paul Pogba back to the club from Juventus.

    The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder, preparing to face Portugal in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday, was also linked with United during David Moyes’ time in charge at Old Trafford.

    But he told a news conference: “You know, it’s not the topic. I’m […]