Zapping but! Soccer club Rangers, PSG – OL: The pre-match briefs
What if OL left the cool French winter in February to take a trip to China near Shanghai to promote French football for a Ligue 1 match? Seemingly far-fetched, the idea would be very real according to AFP, which explains that the LFP plans to move its Monaco – Lyon poster from Louis II to February 5-6 for the opening to the Chinese market.
Wishing to “serve as a laboratory” by being the first European championship to relocate one of its matches, the French League would have even started the procedures with FIFA to obtain an exceptional “exception” in order to organize this event scheduled for the 23rd day. The idea has obviously received the approval of Jean-Michel Aulas, who has distinctly with the Russian leader Oleg Petrov so that he accepts exceptionally without Louis II for this match.
In the past, Spanish La Liga had twice tried to organize matches outside its borders with Gerona – Barça in Miami and Villarreal – Atletico Madrid. Each time, FIFA had closed the door …
Monaco – OL in China next February?
AFP announces that the LFP and Jean-Michel Aulas are set to organize the next Monaco – Lyon in China in Shanghai, the weekend of February 5-6. The League must however obtain the approval of FIFA and it is not won.