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After the failure in the Champions League, PSG wants to buy the Stade de France

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) wants to buy the Stade de France, valued at around 600 million euros, pTo move to a larger and more modern place than the Parc des Princes, the newspaper L’Équipe indicates this Friday.

PSG plays in the Parc des Princes, but now the team from the French capital wants to move to the Stade France, the main stadium in France where the French team also plays.

The club, owned by the Qatari sovereign wealth fund, intends to participate in the tender for the exploitation of the venue, raised for the 1998 World Cup, after the current exploitation contract ends in July 2025.

According to the newspaper, the Qatari owners of PSG maintain their idea of ​​having a stadium with a greater capacity, with up to 80,000 seats.compared to the 47,000 in the Parque de los Príncipes, which the fans now fill almost every game.

The French State, owner of the Stade de France, is not opposed to its sale, while PSG cannot get the Paris City Council toowner of the Parque de los Príncipes, sells its current headquarters to them.

L’Équipe points out that staying in the Parc des Princes, its historic venue, remains the priority, but not at the price of giving up significant revenue from ticket sales, which hinders its competitiveness with other clubs on the continent.

PSG’s interest in the Stade de France comes a few days after it also FIFA will show its willingness to take over the venue, which in 2024 will be the Olympic stadium at the Paris Games.

Parisian fans are not in favor of a move to the Stade de France and they prefer to stay in their current historic headquarters, built for the 1984 Euro Cup.

The Stade de France, the usual venue for the French football and rugby teams, was the setting for the 1998 World Cup finalthe 2016 Euro Cup, the 2007 Rugby World Cup, the 2003 Athletics Championships or the 2000, 2006 and 2022 Champions League.

The latter resulted in major incidents in its surroundings where Real Madrid and Liverpool fans reported attacks, which tarnished the reputation of the place.

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