By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 23:42 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 23:44 BST, 4 May 2021
PSG midfielders Marco Verratti and Leandro Paredes have both claimed they were told to 'f*** off' by referee Bjorn Kuipers during their Champions League semi-final defeat to Manchester City.
Tensions flared during the crucial game at the Etihad with the stakes so high, and the Ligue 1 side imploded in the second half with Angel Di Maria shown a red card for a stamp on Fernandinho, with PSG stars involved in a few stand-offs with the official.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
City won 4-1 on aggregate after Mahrez scored a brace to earn a 2-0 victory on the night and sent his side through to their first ever Champions League final.
PSG star Marco Verratti claims referee Bjorn Kuipers told him 'f*** you' during their loss to City
Leandro Paredes (second left) also alleged he was insulted in a similar manner by the official
After the game Mahrez accused PSG of 'losing their nerve' after the red card and slammed their players for 'kicking us', but the French outfit incredibly claimed they were victims of a verbal attack from the man in charge of the contest.
Ander Herrera told RMC that his team-mate Paredes had been told to 'f*** off' by Kuipers, and complained that the players would have been hit with a lengthy ban had they said something similar to him.
'We talk about respect