Blanc hopes for Motta stay

Laurent Blanc has revealed that he hopes Thiago Motta will remain a Paris Saint-Germain player beyond September 1, amid interest from Atletico Madrid.

The Italy midfielder appeared to be heading out of Parc des Princes for a return to Los Colchoneros, with the player having confirmed that he was intent on pursuing the possibility, but he has since played his way back into contention.

“The future of Thiago Motta? I have no crystal ball, but today he’s ours and I hope he’s still here as of September 1,” the Coach told a Press conference on Saturday.

“It’s a sensitive issue that the club are trying [to address], but of course I hope Thiago remains Parisian this season.”

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