Paris Saint-Germain’s football advisor Luis Campos has reaffirmed his commitment to the Ligue One champions.
Reports in the French press earlier this week had suggested that the Portuguese transfer guru had been offered an €8m (£7m) a year contract by the Blues to become their new sporting director. However, Campos claims that he won’t be leaving Paris any time soon:
“I have a three-year deal here at PSG, as I wanted, and I’ve joined this club because I’m convinced we can do something extraordinary. I’ve the right energy to fight for PSG and do something great here.”
It will be a setback for Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly who has made recruiting a new sporting director a key priority ahead of the next transfer window.
There are other options being considered. Red Bull Salzburg’s Christoph Freund appears to be the frontrunner, with the Austrian having already refused to rule out a switch to Stamford Bridge.
Brentford’s Technical Director Lee Dykes and Monaco’s Sporting Director Paul Mitchell are also believed to be in the frame for the job but it seems we can safely rule out Campos from joining the Blues.