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UEFA To Consider Squad Limits And Changes To Transfer System

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 23 / 17

UEFA "will consider introducing squad limits and changes to the transfer system to prevent European teams hoarding players and stem the growing gap between rich and poor clubs," UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin said on Wednesday, according to Brian Homewood of REUTERS. The Slovenian lawyer said tha...

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