Four PSG players face suspension over offensive chant against Marseille

Ousmane Dembélé

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Randal Kolo Muani, Achraf Hakimi, Ousmane Dembélé, and Layvin Kurzawa could face match suspensions for an anti-Olympique de Marseille chant.

This is in the wake of Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-0 victory in Sunday’s Le Classique at the Parc des Princes.
Kolo Muani, who registered his first goal for the club in the rout, was among those seen to join the offensive chant as the team went over to celebrate the victory over their arch-rivals.

Warren Zaïre-Emery took a megaphone, chanting with the club’s ultras.

While the France U21 captain said nothing untoward, footage from Free Ligue revealed how Kolo Muani, Hakimi, Dembélé and Kurzawa were filmed chanting “Marsellais, unique ta mère,” which roughly translates to “Marseillais, go fuck your mothers.”

Le Parisien reported that the league body will open a case file and look at the images ahead of a meeting on Wednesday.
If found wanting, the players in question could face suspensions and sanctions.

The League body had, in 2011, during Marseille’s victory against Montpellier, suspended the OM defender Taye Taiwo for one match for a similar anti-PSG chant.

In another development, former PSG manager Christophe Galtier could return to management barely two months after the Paris club sacked him.

According to RMC Sport, Olympique de Marseille have contacted Galtier about taking the vacant managerial role.
Having been out of work since his departure from PSG at the end of last season, it’s an opportunity for the former Lille manager to return to work.

The Frenchman won the Ligue 1 title in his one-and-only season at the Parc des Princes but was sacked because his side fell short of expectations in the Champions League.

It was gathered that he had even been offered the job.

Marseille had wanted him to be their manager following Igor Tudor’s departure in the summer, but the timing wasn’t right as he hadn’t even reached a financial agreement to leave PSG.

Following Marcelino’s departure last week, Marseille are dipping back into the managerial market.

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