Paris Saint-Germain Getting Tough With Tottenham Target Adrien Rabiot

Ross Houston
December 19, 2018

Adrien Rabiot has refused to sign for Tottenham Hotspur as he pushes for a January transfer away from Paris Saint-Germain, reports in France claim.

The club director confirmed the player will leave the club and as a result has been benched permanently until a move takes place.


Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham have been given the all-clear to battle over the signature of Adrien Rabiot after he told Paris Saint-Germain he will leave the club at the end of the season, according to Football London.

"A few months ago, there were positive exchanges with his representative [agent and mother Veronique] with a view to him staying with the club and signing a new deal", the former Porto man explained.

Reports emerged on Tuesday that a deal to take the France global to Barcelona was nearing completion, and PSG fans made their feelings known during the club's 2-1 win at Ligue 2 side Orleans.

A number of Premier League clubs have been linked with the Frenchman.

"It was a decision made by the club following a meeting I had with the player". The player informed me that he would not sign a contract.

"At this point, no [discussions will not continue]", Henrique said.

The French midfielder's contract at the Parc des Princes is due to expire at the end of the current season and there are a host of clubs understood to be keen on signing him.

"For the player, this will have a very clear effect: he will remain on the bench for an indefinite period". "He will remain on the bench for an indefinite period".

Rabiot earned promotion to the senior team under the management of Carlo Ancelotti in 2012 - just two years after he joined the Parisians' youth academy. He has become an increasingly important part of the first team set-up in recent years.

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