“When I say ‘we’, it’s PSG. Me, I am the president of PSG and I never spoke with him.”
The Qatari official said the club was keen to head in a different direction.
“We chose a coach who will be the best for what we want to put in place,” said Al-Khelaifi as he confirmed talks with Nice boss Christophe Galtier.
“I hope we’ll quickly find an agreement but I respect Nice and the president (Jean-Pierre) Rivere, everyone stands up for their own interests.”