Monday , August 15 2022

FIFA excludes Chelsea for 2 transfer windows


London – FIFA says Friday, he was banning a Premier League club Chelsea from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as a penalty for violation rules on registering underage.

It means that Chelsea will not be able to sign up until the end of January next year.

"The Chelsea Disciplinary Committee allowed a ban on the registration of new players nationally and internationally for the next two full and subsequent registration periods," said FIFA in a statement.

In addition, Chelsea was fined 600,000 Swiss francs (€ 530 000) and a 90-day period was given to regulate the situation of the small players involved.

The ban does not stop the club to release players and does not apply to the Chelsea women and futsal teams.

Chelsea has had three days to appeal against the FIFA decision.

The move follows FIFA into Chelsea signing abroad under 18
players, including the front of the Bertrand Traore club, Burkina
Faso international now playing for Ligue 1 French Lyon Club.

Traore signed professional forms for Chelsea in 2013 when he was 18 but was not registered until January the following year.

The French Media Media website, quoting documents from Football Leaks, had FIFA scrutinized 19 Chelsea signs.

Mediapart said that FIFA had found evidence that Chelsea had supplied
is misleading about Traore's signs and had done more
Over 20 appearances for the club at different age levels although they are not
is registered by the Football Association.

FIFA said on Friday, he also fined the Swiss 510 000 Swiss Falk for breaking the rules on signing minors.

The governing body of the world gave a period of six months to the FA to update
its processes related to international transfers and registration
of underage children.

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