PSG president Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption ‘to help Qatar host track world championships’

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A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifihas been placed under investigation for suspected corruption.

According to Daily Mail, the official claimed the preliminary charge of ‘active corruption’ was filed in mid-May.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn’t authorised to discuss the investigation publicly.

Le Parisien newspaper says the investigating magistrate suspects Al-Khelaifi of signing off on a $3.5 million payment to former IAAF president Lamine Diack to help Qatar land the track world championships.