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PSG ‘will reluctantly add star to kit next season’ to mark 10th Ligue 1 title and join St Etienne and Marseille

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are expected to begrudgingly mark their 10th Ligue 1 triumph with a commemorative star on next season’s kits.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side can wrap up the title on Saturday with a win at home against Lens.


PSG have reportedly reversed their stance and are now set to include a star on their kits next season to mark a 10th Ligue 1 titleCredit: Getty

That would be a 10th Ligue 1 crown in their history, and EIGHTH in the last decade.

However, against usual practice, PSG were not expected to mark a 10th title by including a star above their badge on next season’s kit.

French newspaper Le Parisien had claimed PSG rejected the chance to include a star on their shirt design for next season as production had already began, minus the star.

Now though their stance has appeared to have reluctantly changed.

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L’Equipe suggest the club are willing to redesign their kit to one that does indeed show off a commemorative star.

But it won’t be above their badge.

It’s claimed, via Get French Football News, that Lionel Messi and Co will indeed don a shiny star, although it will be on the sleeve of their kits next to the Ligue 1 logo, instead of above their crest.

That goes against the convention set by fellow French giants Marseille and Saint-Etienne.


Marseille show off a star above their club crest due to their 1993 Champions League triumph, while Saint-Etienne also have a star above their badge to mark their 10 Ligue 1 titles.

PSG have already confirmed that one of their sleeves will brandish the word “GOAT” – but not because of superstar forward Messi.

The club have agreed a multi-million sponsorship deal with online marketplace GOAT.

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