Arsene Wenger compares Kylian Mbappe to Pele after forward completes PSG move

Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann was present ahead of the upcoming qualifiers

Mbappe, who joined PSG on a season-long loan from Monaco on deadline day with a clause for the club to buy him for €180 million plus bonuses next summer, has become one of the world's most sought-after teenagers.

However, the double signings mean PSG will need to generate an estimated 125m euros annually to match its 2015/16 financial statement, although that blow has been softened as Mbappe was taken on a loan deal, with a view to a permanent move, meaning his transfer will be settled in the next financial year.

Qatari-owned PSG has now spent more than any other club in a single transfer window and will face questions about whether they are complying with UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

So much so that UEFA announced on Friday that its Financial Fair Play panel will conduct an investigation into the club's compliance with Financial Fair Play criteria for the 2017-2018 season as soon as possible - when the season is officially over on 30 June, 2018. It is understood that inquiries by Uefa have also established that the expected £166 million signing of Kylian Mbappé from Monaco will also be registered within this financial year.

After Neymar's signing for a price that more than doubled the previous record fee, PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi said he was unconcerned about potential UEFA sanctions, the most significant of which would be exclusion from the Champions League.

"The worldwide French striker is transferred on a loan basis from AS Monaco until June 30 2018", PSG said in a statement on Thursday, reports Xinhua news agency.

PSG went on to detail a three-hour meeting between their deputy managing director Jean-Claude Blanc and "UEFA experts" including FFP chief Andrea Traverso at the organisation's headquarters on August 23 - 20 days after Neymar signed from Barcelona.

Both clubs were fined 60 million euros by UEFA in 2014 and subjected to reduced squad sizes in European competition.

That is because FFP covers profit and loss over a three-year period.

So, the costs will be covered over five years and not four, it appears.

In the coming months, the Investigative Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body will meet regularly to carefully evaluate all the documentation relating to this case.

Despite a massive outlay on players, PSG has failed to get past the quarterfinals of the Champions League in the past four seasons, and only once made the semifinals - back in 1995. Sources close to EA have said that Mbappe and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are among the many players who will not be shown playing for their new clubs in Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 as the transfers were completed after the game was initiated officially.

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