Newly appointed PSG coach Unai Emery has not ruled out a potential transfer of star midfielder Blaise Matuidi. However, he wants the talented midfielder to stay with French giants Paris Saint-Germain this season ahead of International Champions Cup fixture against Inter Milan.
The 29-year old is linked with a move to Manchester United as part of Jose Mourinho’s plans for the new season. However, Emery is reluctant to sell the midfielder but admits that the sale is possible.
“Matuidi is a fantastic footballer and he belongs to PSG,” Emery said. “He joins up later because he played the last game, the final of Euro 2016, with the French national team. We’re waiting for him. I’m waiting for him to come back.
“He is a great footballer and logically I don’t want to dispense with great footballers.”
Emery who has arrived from Sevilla after winning three consecutive Europa league titles to create history, has admitted that PSG is a new challenge and hopes he gets good success in France.
“For me, it’s a challenge and a step up in my career,” he said. “The last few years in Sevilla and winning the Europa League gave a new dimension to Sevilla — to the club, to the players and to me, the coach.
“That success now needs to continue and the opportunity that Paris Saint-Germain has given me will help me to improve, with a great team, to reach even more ambitious heights.”