Paris Saint-Germain is under investigation by French prosecutors over alleged undeclared labour, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday.
“Following a complaint received on Dec. 13, 2022, an investigation was opened on Jan. 16, 2023 on the grounds of undeclared work,” the office told Reuters.
The complaint was launched by Tunisian national Hicham Bouajila, who said he worked for the club’s president Nasser al-Khelaifi as an advisor, his lawyer, Bertrand Repolt, told Reuters.
Bouajila alleges he was only paid sporadically through a Doha-based tennis academy.
“He was never employed by PSG,” the Ligue 1 club were quoted as saying by French sports daily L’Equipe.
French champions PSG did not respond to a request for comment by Reuters.