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29th Jun 2022

PSG accused of ‘institutional bullying’ after ostracising unwanted players

Callum Boyle

Several players have been told to remain away from the first team

Paris Saint-Germain have been accused of ‘institutional bullying’ after several of the club’s unwanted first-team players have been ostracised.

AS have revealed that new football advisor, Luis Campos, is keen to revamp the squad after their failed attempt to win the Champions League and is wanting to get rid of as many as six players.

Mauro Icardi, Julian Draxler, Layvin Kurzawa, Colin Dagba, Thilo Kehrer and Georginio Wijnaldum have all been told that their futures lie away from the French champions.

PSG institutional bullying

PSG are going to extraordinary lengths to convince the players to leave

While PSG are keen for them to leave, the six players in question reportedly have no desire to depart the French giants. Probably to do with the enormous salaries they all command.

But rather than go about it logically PSG, have decided to take a drastic approach to make their time at the club as miserable as possible.

AS reported, “PSG have announced a barbaric approach: not only will the club send the players to train separately, but they will also have to use different changing rooms and will not have access to the parking area.”

The Spanish newspaper also went as far as calling it a method of “institutional bullying, which soccer accepts with hateful naturalness.”

Mauricio Pochettino is set to be sacked imminently

PSG institutional bullying

PSG are undergoing major change after their disappointing campaign last season. Confirmation of Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking is expected to come any day where he will be replaced by Christophe Galtier, currently of Nice.

Galtier was the man in charge when Lille surprisingly beat the Parisians to the Ligue 1 title during the 2020/21 campaign.

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