After spending 1,481m euros, PSG continue their Champions League obsession

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Qatar Sports Investments is embarking on its 11th assault on the Champions League at the helm of Paris Saint-Germain.

The serial Ligue 1 champions reached the final in 2019/20, but have also suffered embarrassing eliminations to the likes of Barcelona, Manchester United and Real Madrid in recent years as they repeatedly fall short of their primary goal in the sport.

"It is an obsession and anything less than winning it is synonymous with failure," former PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino said of the club that sacked him in the summer.

PSG's 1,481m euros on transfers

Since their arrival, QSI has invested 1,481 million euros in the signings of Neymar (222m euros), Kylian Mbappe (180m euros), Achraf Hakimi (66.5m euros), Edinson Cavani (64.5m euros), Angel Di Maria (63m euros) and many more. including free agent Lionel Messi.

Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, however, is optimistic after PSG's great start to the current domestic season, under new coach Christophe Galtier.

"We feel that something has changed at the club and this is only the beginning, we want to win every game," the PSG chief said.

PSG's Champions League eliminations and transfer spending per season

Juventus are the first hurdle

The first hurdle in Europe for this new PSG will be a historic side, as they'll take on Juventus this midweek.

"I'm really looking forward to playing in this competition and showing what we're capable of," said Galtier, who will be making his second entry into the Champions League.

"Every year there are eight to nine teams that can win the Champions League, but there are also surprises.

"We have the ambition to win it, but we are not favourites."

Star player Mbappe is looking to continue adding to his Champions League tally of 53 appearances, 33 goals and 23 assists.

"I always want to win, but it's very difficult as the big teams in Europe have strengthened," he said as he previewed this new European campaign.

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