PSG sports director Leonardo praised the team. He expressed pleasure with the line-up.

“Now I’m happy because we have a great team and great players. Which club has such a roster?

Neymar and Mbappe are in the top 4 players in the world and they play for PSG. I’m glad we have two of the top four players in the world. What are we afraid of [in the Champions League]?

The question always arises for PSG: can we succeed [in the Champions League]? But there are no questions here.

We have a goalkeeper who has won the Champions League three times. We have some of the best young players, ”said Leonardo.

Let us remind you that PSG reached the 1/8 finals of the Champions League. At this stage, the Parisian club will play a match with Borussia Dortmund.

 

PSG striker Neymar tops the ranking of players’ salaries in the French championship. The Parisian club players took the top eleven places in the list of the highest paid football players in Ligue 1.

Neymar earns 3 million euros a month, followed by another striker from Paris, Kilian Mbappe (1.9). The top three is closed by the defender and team captain Thiago Silva (1.5). In fourth position is the best scorer in club history, Edinson Cavani (1.3), who does not qualify for PSG.

The list is as follows: 1. Neymar (PSG) – 3.06 million euros per month; 2.Kilian Mbappé (PSG) – 1.91 million; 3. Thiago Silva (PSG) – 1.5 million; 4. Edinson Cavani (PSG) – 1.345 million; 5-6. Marquinhos (PSG) – 1.2 million; 6-6. Marco Verratti (PSG) – 1.2 million; 7. Angel di Maria (PSG) – 1.1 million; 8. Keylor Navas (PSG) – 1 million; 9. Mauro Icardi (PSG) – 800 thousand; 10. Leandro Paredes (PSG) – 750 thousand; 11. Presnel Kimpembe (PSG) – 670 thous.

The highest paid non-PSG player in the French Premier League is AS Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder, who leads the Ligue 1 scorers’ debate with 15 goals. His salary is 650 thousand euros.

The salary of the Russian national team midfielder Alexander Golovin is 225 thousand euros. He is ranked ninth in the list of the highest paid players of AS Monaco.

The highest paid coach in Ligue 1 is Thomas Tuchel from PSG. The German gets 620 thousand a month. The second place goes to the coach of Marseille Andre Villas-Boas – 400 thousand.

Recall that in Ligue 1 after 23 rounds PSG is in the lead with 58 points, ahead of the closest rival Marseille by 12 points. AS Monaco is in 10th place with 32 points.

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