The club, which proposes a "personal initiative", promises to give the results of an internal investigation next week.
Following the revelations of the "Football Leaks" on a case of ethnic registration in a PSG recruitment cell, the French Football Federation announced on Friday 9 November that it had seized its National Council of Ethics (CNE). "The CNE, after examining the file, will have the power to seize the disciplinary committee of the Professional Football League to assess the possible disciplinary consequences to be given"specifies the authority in its press release.
The club, is active to defend itself, promising "Next week" the results of an internal survey. His line of defense is to propose to "Personal initiative" the man in charge of recruitment for the training center dedicated to the territories outside the Ile-de-France, Marc Westerloppe. He left the club at the beginning of the year to join Olivier Létang, former PSG sporting director, Stade Rennes. "We are not exempt from responsibility because it happened in the club", however, recognizes Jean-Claude Blanc, Deputy CEO of PSG.
Complaint against X for "discrimination"
An internal investigation has been opened. "At the end of this investigation, we [en] will share the results with the authorities and supervisors as soon as next week to shed light on the topic ", the club declared at AFP on Friday. The League for Human Rights also filed a complaint against X on Friday for "discrimination" and for "Collection and processing of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origins".
While this case causes considerable damage to the PSG regarding its image, some of the young people who went through its training center intervened to defend it. "Since my arrival in 2013, I have lived and grew up with players from different cultures and I have never had differences or discrimination in our club"in particular, he assured Yacine Adli on his Instagram account. "I grew up at the PSG training center and I never heard racism", the promising Moussa Diaby abounds.
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