Gao Hongbo believes the Chinese Super League season is having a detrimental effect on his team's hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals.
FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura insisted the organisation is working closely with Russia to formulate tough anti-discrimination regulations.
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane have signed new contracts until the end of the 2018 World Cup.
Verratti joined PSG in the summer of 2012, with his arrival in the French capital from Pescara overshadowed by the unveiling of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The Three Lions, who saw off Slovakia 1-0 earlier this month, next face Malta at home on Oct. 8 as they continue their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Brazil's 3-0 victory over Ecuador and 2-1 win against Colombia earlier in September sees them make the biggest move in the top 20.