June 25, 2021

Premier League clubs to challenge FA over new overseas players proposal

first_img huge blow 1 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Premier League clubs are planning to fight the Football Association over their plans to reduce the number of overseas players allowed in a 25-man squad.It was reported earlier this week that the FA have put forward a proposal to limit overseas players at 12, down from the current 17, in the wake of Brexit. BEST OF The Premier League are going against the FA proposals Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REPLY Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? This would increase the homegrown quota in every squad, with more than half (13) of every 25-man selection requiring to have spent three years in an English or Welsh club’s academy between the ages of 16 and 21.The proposal is due to be discussed at Thursday’s Premier League shareholders’ meeting, and The Times say top flight clubs will challenge the FA’s plans.However, there could be a compromise agreed to ensure the FA still offer a ‘governing body endorsement (GBE)’, which would guarantee every overseas player signed after Brexit would be awarded a work permit, even if they don’t meet current requirements. Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade ADVICE center_img Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Latest Football News no dice shining REVEALED RANKED Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ MONEY It is believed a number of teams are ready to agree to a cut in the number of overseas players to keep a GBE on the table, though the report says chairmen are more likely to accept 15 overseas players in a squad rather than the proposed 12.This would require every 25-man squad to include 10 homegrown players, and is regarded as a less drastic change to the present ruling.last_img

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