Las Palmas president Miguel Angel Ramirez
has said he is pessimistic about his club’s
chances of signing Paris Saint-Germain’s
Jese Rodriguez with Liverpool, AC Milan and
Roma also reported to be keen.
The Las Palmas-born player could leave the
French champions in January, five months
after joining them from Real Madrid in a €25
Las Provincia newspaper reported Ramirez as
saying: “Jese Rodriguez is a great footballer.
He wants to come to Las Palmas, but he is
owned by PSG and earns a salary that is of
his level — and that is very high.
“Liverpool, Milan and Roma want Jese and
are ready to pay what he earns. We cannot
afford that salary.
“With respect to other clubs, we are at a
disadvantage and hence we have to wait. But
we don’t want to create false expectations.”
Jese, a Real Madrid youth product, is under
contract with PSG until June 2021. The 23-
year-old has made nine Ligue 1 appearances
for the champions, with only one of those a
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