MADRID: Combative LaLiga president Javier Tebas has repeated his threat to register a formal complaint against Paris-Saint Germain with the European Union competitions commission for “distortion of the market”.
Tebas, concerned about the fall-out from Brazilian superstar Neymar’s €222m move from Barcelona, said: “We have the lawsuit ready,” though he would wait “until the end of the year” for a move by European federation UEFA under its financial fair play regulations.
PSG is owned by Qatar Investments , a Qatar investment fund that, according to Tebas, receives “fictitious sponsorships” from that country which makes it “impossible for it to sign Neymar with the revenues it has.”
Tebas added: “They have to act as soon as possible” because there are “victims” that are “clubs that compete with PSG and that have to be compensated.”
He said that LaLiga suspected PSG of rule-bending before the Brazilian left Barcelona.
Tebas added: “Before Neymar went to PSG I already warned their president, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, that we were going to denounce him on the issue of state aid for clubs.
“UEFA has done something, because it has opened a disciplinary file to PSG and has not done so with Manchester City “, but “it is not enough”.