PSG president cools Liverpool link for Sakho

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has played down talk of selling defender Mamadou Sakho to Liverpool. The Reds are keen to sign Sakho this week.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has played down talk of selling defender Mamadou Sakho to Liverpool.

The Reds are keen to sign Sakho this week.

"Sakho is a child of the club just like Steven Gerrard is at Liverpool," Al-Khelaifi told L'Equipe.

"It is hard to imagine him wearing another team's jersey. I'm a little surprised that he wants to leave.

"I had a discussion with him. My position is very clear and he knows it. We want to keep him and we will do everything to achieve that."

 
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