PSG open probe into ra­cial pro­fil­ing

The Korea Times - - SPORTS - PARIS (AFP) —

Paris Saint-Ger­main con­firmed Thurs­day that a probe was un­der­way into claims that young play­ers were sub­ject to ra­cial pro­fil­ing by ta­lent scouts, but in­sisted they were unaware of such prac­tices tak­ing place.

The probe was launched in re­sponse to rev­e­la­tions by French in­ves­tiga­tive web­site Me­di­a­part, who cited doc­u­ments from the lat­est se­ries of Foot­ball Leaks al­le­ga­tions.

Me­di­a­part said that, be­tween 2013 and this year, PSG’s scout­ing depart­ment filled in eval­u­a­tion forms on po­ten­tial youth sign­ings that in­cluded stat­ing their eth­nic­ity.

They were cat­e­go­rized as French, North African, West In­dian or African.

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