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PSG outcast Rabiot suspended over night out

AFP  |  Paris 

Paris Saint-Germain outcast has been suspended until the end of the month for a reported outing to a nightclub after last week's loss to Manchester United.

The French is in open dispute with and has not played since mid-December after failing to agree a new contract.

According to French newspaper L'Equipe, Rabiot was punished for a nightclub visit after were knocked out of the by United.

But also for 'liking' a video posted on by former Man United celebrating the win in the stands at the

"has received a letter suspending him," a source told AFP.

"I find unacceptable the attitude and lack of professionalism of a like towards the club, his teammates and the fans," sporting said on RMC Sport, referring to the night out.

"up to June 30, 2019 he is part of our squad." Rabiot told on Thursday that it wasn't him "who had chosen this situation. It's not a choice that I've made".

He added: "I'm available, everything's fine, I'm in great shape. If I could play.... but the (club) management have decided otherwise."

Asked by for his feelings after PSG's latest European failure Rabiot said that it had made him feel "bad".

"I'm still a at the club despite what they can say. I'm still under contract. I'm behind my teammates, of course it was disappointing."

Relations between Rabiot, who has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona, and PSG have broken down, with the club ordering him to train with the reserves. In January he appealed to the French League's legal committee, claiming that PSG's decision to banish him goes against the "professional footballer's charter", with the league finding in his favour.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 10:50 IST