“Private affairs”: the reason why Icardi was not summoned to the PSG match in the midst of a new scandal with Wanda Nara

Icardi will not take part in PSG's Ligue 1 debut (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes)
Icardi will not take part in PSG’s Ligue 1 debut (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes)

Mauro Icardi’s future is uncertain. Despite a valid contract for the next two seasons, PSG wouldn’t have him in their plans. That’s why in the last few hours, the DT Christopher Galtier did not include him in the team who will be part of the team for the first in League 1 against Clermont, as a visitor.

Beyond not being quoted, the French sports newspaper The team gave details of why of the decision of the new coach, landed in the Parisian team after the dismissal of the Argentinian Mauricio Pochettino. According to the newspaper, Icardi wouldn’t be among the 21 on Paris Saint Germain’s payroll because he has to ‘settle private matters’.

Compared to that, The Parisian focused on the new media conflict appeared in the life of Icardi, after the leaked audio confirming his divorce from Wanda Narahis wife and mother of his daughters.

The Argentinian striker, who in 2021 was at the center of criticism when he was absent from the work of Pochettino’s team for several days because he went through a marital crisiswas not called up by Galtier despite the fact that PSG will suffer a significant loss in attack: as happened in the French Champions Trophy game against Nantes, team star Kylian Mbappé will not suffer an injury.

The local press spoke about the situation the former Inter Milan captain went through when he missed the Champions League group stage game against RB Leipzig due to relationship problems with the wife. Argentinian business, who is also your agent.

Icardi and his marital conflicts with Wanda Nara, again center stage in his sports career
Icardi and his marital conflicts with Wanda Nara, again center stage in his sports career

Waiting to find out what will happen to his future, and if he is really on the list of footballers “undesirables” de Galtier and the Portuguese sporting director Louis Fields As the press in France suggests, it was the coach himself who mentioned the changes in the workforce that the new face of PSG wants to promote with the renewal of the bench of substitutes and the sports management.

“Do you know that name? We are talking about international players, players who can go to the World Cup. No, they are not unwanted! Galtier clarified the label promoted by both L’Equipe and Le Parisien in France in an exclusive interview with the last mentioned outlet.

There is a desire on the part of the management to change things, to have a revival. And in this context, we can’t just pile on the players every time a new coach arrives. In the end, it makes sessions with 27, 28 elements. It’s difficult to work, difficult for the whole group but especially for those who will have very little playing time, believe me, humanly nothing was easy. But I wanted to be frank and direct and, with Luis, to speak quickly with the players so that they had time to turn around, to think about the situation and not to blame us, with a few days before the end of the market. Only time will tell,” he added of the profound changes that have taken place since the new conduct.

It’s unclear where the 29-year-old striker from Rosario will continue his career. In Italy, several clubs have their eyes on the former Inter: Monza would be one of the candidates – a loan could be granted with a salary payment shared with PSG -, but the n ° 9 was also linked to other historical like Rome, Lazio and Naples. Less than a month from the closure of the European pass market, no firm offer appears and the transfer of the striker who has a deposit until 2024 at the Parc des Princes could arrive at the end of August.


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