PSG’s Nasser al-Khelaifi alleged to have offered Jérôme Valcke use of £6.2m villa

• Italian police claim luxury property in Sardinia was made available to Valcke
• Qatari is president of TV company which will broadcast next four World Cups

A Sardinian villa valued at €7m (£6.2m) was allegedly how Nasser al-Khelaifi, the Paris Saint-Germain chairman, bribed a top Fifa official. Italian police said on Friday they seized the luxury property they claim Khelaifi, who is also a Qatari television executive, made available to the former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke.

Details of the alleged corruption were revealed one day after Swiss federal prosecutors oversaw evidence-gathering raids in four European countries for a widening investigation of Fifa and the 2018-22 World Cup bidding contests won by Russia and Qatar.

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• Italian police claim luxury property in Sardinia was made available to Valcke• Qatari is president of TV company which will broadcast next four World CupsA Sardinian villa valued at €7m (£6.2m) was allegedly how Nasser al-Khelaifi, the Paris Saint-Germain chairman, bribed a top Fifa official. Italian police said on Friday they seized the luxury property they claim Khelaifi, who is also a Qatari television executive, made available to the former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke.Details of the alleged corruption were revealed one day after Swiss federal prosecutors oversaw evidence-gathering raids in four European countries for a widening investigation of Fifa and the 2018-22 World Cup bidding contests won by Russia and Qatar. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/13/psg-chairman-nasser-al-khelaifi-allegedly-used-villa-as-bribe

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