Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has revealed that PSG had a bid for his signature rejected by Dortmund.
The Gabon international has been prolific for Dortmund in the past three seasons, with his haul of 25 goals last season taking his tally to 54 so far.
He has been linked with a move away from the bundesliga club, with Real Madrid and City interested.
Nevetheless, he claimed it was the clumsy nature of PSG’s approach that saw a move fall through, with the Ligue 1 champions approaching Dortmund directly instead of his agent first.
“PSG were told to go through my father [who is also Aubameyang’s agent],” he told RMC Sport. “But instead they bypassed him and spoke directly to the club who, inevitably, closed the door.
“The figure that PSG were willing to pay was far lower than Dortmund expected, so talks came to a stop quickly.”
Aubameyang went on to suggest that PSG might enjoy more success on the transfer front if they were to employ a sporting director to negotiate prospective deals.
“When there is just a team manager, it all plays out differently,” he said. “Maybe on this deal, things would have gone better if they had a sporting director.”