They haven’t won the Ligue 1 title in ten years, and with Monaco doing great and of course already strong Paris Saint-Germain getting even stronger with Neymar, it looks like they won’t win it this season either. Even so, Lyon’s president has welcomed the Brazilian’s arrival in French football, not without concerns, though.
I am not an anti-PSG figure. However, with the signing of Neymar, PSG’s budget is at around €700m. As the club does not generate revenue to the height of such expenditure, this will unbalance an economy that was already struggling in the first place
Jean-Michel Aulas told reporters, talking about Neymar’s record-breaking transfer.
With all due respect to FPP, since Michel left UEFA, they have lost one of its greatest defenders. If FFP is no longer a preventative measure in Europe, the state must be able to step in and take the decisions to check and verify where the funding for these sorts of things came from
the Lyon president also said, referring to former UEFA boss, Michel Platini. Aulas sees positives as well though, in PSG’s success to sign Neymar.
There is also a positive, though. This might enable Ligue 1 to attract new partners and, particularly, negotiate new television rights
were his words, before denying that he’s jealous of PSG.
On the contrary – I applaud what they did with Neymar. However, I do warn that a bubble has formed that could explode at any moment. This bubble cannot last
Olympique Lyon’s main share-holder and president said.