UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions have limited Paris Saint-Germain to just two recruits so far this summer in David Luiz and Serge Aurier. This means that the French champions must continue to search for new ways to sidestep the new legislation in order to push on with their ambitious business plans ahead of the new season.
Meanwhile, coach Laurent Blanc will approach the campaign knowing that there is more than a good chance no other player will be added to his squad before the end of the transfer window.
If anything, there might even be one or two departures.
With that in mind, he can now start making plans in terms of the style that he wants PSG to play with this coming campaign. Bearing in mind how predictable the French capital outfit had become by the end of last season—especially in Ligue 1—it is almost certain that Le President will look to develop one or more alternative systems to last term’s method.
Here is how they could line up when at full strength.