Paris Saint-Germain is well expected to make multiple major changes over the upcoming summer transfer window. For instance, PSG may be open to parting ways with Leonardo.
Le Parisien notes that PSG officials are now evaluating Leonardo’s position as the club’s sporting director, especially following a season in which the team fell short in Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League play.
PSG’s most notable concern within the team is the future of Kylian Mbappe, who will become a free agent next year. If Mbappe goes on to leave PSG either this summer or next year when his contract expires, club officials believe that the blame will fall on Leonardo.
Amid PSG’s uncertainty with Leonardo, the club has already signaled out one possible replacement for the Brazilian official.
Le Parisien adds that PSG is open to signing former Lille OSC sporting director Luis Campos to replace Leonardo.
Campos is currently without a club after having left Lille due to a disagreement over the club’s plans for next season.
For the Portuguese scout, he would be interested in joining PSG, the report adds. Campos was behind the AS Monaco and Lille Ligue 1-winning teams that dethroned PSG and now would be open to yet another arduous challenge, which would be to help guide the French powerhouse to its first Champions League trophy win.
PSG is intrigued by the possibility of signing Campos, especially considering his close bond with Mbappe dating back to their days with Monaco. PSG club officials see that Campos could play a vital role in helping to persuade Mbappe to stay put with the club.
If PSG aspires to make a move for Campos, the Ligue 1 giants may face competition from Real Madrid and Juventus. Los Blancos would like Campos to help in their pursuit of swaying Mbappe away from PSG while the Serie A powerhouse aims to find a replacement for now-former director of sport Fabio Paratici.
For the moment, Leonardo is focused on revamping PSG’s depth over the upcoming summer transfer window.
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