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Banners displayed in the stands of the Parc des Princes, in Paris, February 10, 2024.

The battle between Paris Saint-Germain and the Paris city corridor over the sale of the Parc des Princes came about within the stands of the capital's emblematic stadium. The Parisian ultras insulted the town's mayor, Anne Hidalgo, and unfurled a number of banners in opposition to her in the course of the PSG match in opposition to Lille, Saturday February 10 night.

“Without PSG, the Park no longer has princes”, “Hidalgo kills Paris and its magic” Or “Recovered by politicians, a stadium for the people”was written on banners taken out by the Auteuil bend within the Parc des Princes.

The Parisian ultras additionally sang on a number of events “Hidalgo resignation” and insulted her, forcing the stadium announcer to talk after having taken her for the primary time earlier than the match due to homophobic chants.

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Expansion challenge to 60,000 locations

On Thursday, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi stated he wished to depart the stadium within the face of Paris city corridor's refusal to promote him the venue. On the sidelines of the UEFA congress, the Qatari chief advised journalists: “It’s too easy to say now that the stadium is no longer for sale. We know what we want, we wasted years trying to buy the Park. It’s over now, we want to move out of the Park”.

The Parisian membership, engaged till the tip of 2043 in a thirty-year lengthy lease with the Town Hall, proprietor, considers the acquisition of the stadium important to hold out its enlargement challenge to 60,000 seats, in comparison with round 48,000 at the moment. For months, the scenario has continued to grow to be tense within the face of the persistent blockage of the file.

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The World with AFP