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There could be many factors, depending on which, the selling team quotes the price of a particular player. Skill First and foremost, a footballer will be judged on the primary aspect that is expected of him, his footballing skills. Skillful players are generally the ones who can change the game on their own or pull the strings and control the tempo with ...


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The first ever transfer was Willie Groves to Aston Villa in 1893 for £100. This was after player registration was introduced in 1885 by the FA making it possible for a player to play for a club only after he had been registered with them. Just out of interest that sum of £100 would now be worth £10881.81 taking inflation into account.


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YES It has happened last sunday (30/08/2015). Jelle Vossen was transferred from Burnley to Club Bruges after only buying him this transfer window from KRC Genk. Play for maximum two teams in one season However, there is a rule saying a player can only play for maximum two clubs in one season. If for instance Depay would have played an official match for ...


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UEFA Champions League regulations include a section on Trophy and medals, which has three subsections. The only part that directly speaks to medals is 11.03, saying that [t]he winning team is presented with 40 gold medals and the runner-up with 40 silver medals. Additional medals may not be produced. There is no restriction on who these ...


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This is all completely valid. As part of Neymar's contact, both Neymar and Barcelona agreed to the value of the release clause - note that under Spanish law, all employees have a release clause in their contracts, and this applies just as much to footballers as to anyone else (for more details, see this ESPN article). PSG made an offer for Neymar which met ...


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Here is a link that should answer your question. It has a chart showing the different financial information regarding the teams spending caps. The Financial Fair Play rule was put in place by the UEFA in 2009 with the purpose of ensuring that clubs in Europe did not over spend and risk the longevity of their team to try and be successful. The above link ...


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There is a time deadline before which he should have signed for the new club so that the player becomes eligible to play immediately(not exactly immediately, but i will explain with an example.) Like in the case of Balotelli, if he wants to play against Man City on monday, he must be registered as a Liverpool player by friday i.e he must have signed for ...


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The team who loans a player from another team doesn't own them, but they usually pay his wages. Often teams will loan out players who are too young/inexperienced to play for their main team, since they can gain experience and they don't have to pay their wages. If Team A sign a player, but he's too young/inexperienced to play for them, they will often him ...


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Regarding FIFA's official transfer laws, international transfer of minors is not allowed if the player is under the age of 18 (which is the definition of a minor). There are 3 exceptions, as explained in Article 19 of FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (pages 17 and 18): Article 19: Protection of minors 1. International ...


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Neymar himself has explained, Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one of the most competitive and most ambitious. And the biggest challenge, what most motivated me to join my new teammates is to help the club to conquer the titles that their fans want. Paris Saint-Germain’s ambition attracted me to the club, along with the passion and ...


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La Liga La Liga regulations permit up to three "foreign" players per team. "Foreign" refers to a player from outside the European Union. Due to a legal ruling over a German handball player, there are exceptions for people from countries with EU association agreements (because a quota that counts them is a restriction on their employment opportunity ...


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What levels must the Wild reach this season to advance the pick to earlier rounds? From ProSportsTransactions.com, the Minnesota Wild relinquished, among other things, a 2019 conditional pick (second round if Wild advance to third round of 2017 playoffs and Hanzal plays in at least 50% of games, third round if Wild advance to second round of 2017 playoffs ...


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No, there's no FIFA rule that caps the transfer sum. ... and I'll guess we'll see more insane transfers the next years with the Premier League having this absolute ludicrous TV contract.


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Barcelona have been charged with tax fraud over the Neymar transfer by a Spanish court and there could be further charges of misappropriation of funds brought against them.


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Basically, this rule was put in practice to stop unfair advantage for the "rich teams"(Chelsea FC, Manchester City, PSG). According to this rule, there is now a spending limit that the teams have to abide by, such that their net spending (total loss - total profit) cannot be more than a particular amount in one season. The profit here includes all money ...


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In Spanish La Liga there's a rule ⁽¹⁾ ⁽²⁾ ⁽³⁾ which states that each club can have up to 3 non-EU players (players from African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States are excluded from that rule). Currently, 3 spots are reserved for Philippe Coutinho, Paulinho and Yerry Mina (Other originally non-EU players, namely Messi worked more than 5 years in Spain ...


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Once the transfer goes through a player may play for his/her new club as soon as s/he gets licence to practice professional football. The licence is usually given by the domestic football association. The FA will consider a number of parameters prior to issuing a licence for a particular player, these parameters include (but not limited to) any roster ...


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Rules and regulations will differ from country to country, but provided you aren't a professional footballer (have a contract with your existing club) you are free to move to another league at will. Different federations will have some other restrictions (for example, I believe within most European leagues you cannot play for more than two clubs in a single ...


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Obviously it would be hard to discover the true motives behind Neymar decision, but a theory commonly held in media is that in Barcelona Neymar is overshadowed by Lionel Messi (who since 2008 is, together with Cristiano Ronaldo, the only to be considered the best player in each year by FIFA). Comparisons between the two players are common, and even Neymar ...


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The biggest (and probably only) reason Neymar joined PSG are 36.8 Million Euros per Year + Bonuses. In Barcelona he got "only" 10M €. For his career it would have been better to stay with FCB. There he would have been able to get even better by playing with and against better footballers than he does now in France.


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Yes, an overseas player can join the NBA DLeague during the season. If a player wants to go to the DLeague, he is placed in a player pool, and is able to be selected by a team via waivers. Once the NBA D-League season begins, players who sign NBA D-League contracts are placed into a rotating waiver pool so that teams can claim them. If a player from high ...


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Some reasons could be Coaches have longer careers therefore waiting 2-3 years for them to become available is not a big deal. Whereas if a striker is 27, you don't want to wait till their contract expires so you're more willing to pay the high transfer fee. Players have a more obvious impact. If you have a player who is scoring 30 goals a season, other ...


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FIFA has no limitations. You could basically sell your whole squad and hire a new one. UEFA has no limits when selling players, but the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules must be followed when buying new players. Basically they are only allowing a certain amount of expenses exceeding the club's budget. Also UEFA has a homegrown player rule, which may as well ...


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What stops a club from putting an absurd release clause amount on a players contract? Nothing, except the player himself (or his agent). The value of the release clause of a player is proportional to the unwillingness of the club to sell the player in the future. For example, in an interview to the BBC, Cristiano Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes said that ...


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A team that wants to hire a DFA'd player has to offer him at least the "minimum wage" for major league baseball (now a bit over $500,000). The team that originally DFA'd him will receive salary relief to the extent picked up by the new team (they owe the original contract amount minus his current salary.


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Is there any limit that a (football) team can spend in one transfer window? International transfers are governed by FIFA according to FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players. And there's no mention of transfer amount cap in these rules. But if a team wants to participate in the UEFA competitions, then yes, there is, and this limit is ...


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Here are the details concerning that specific trade. Typically, trades are made public and conditional picks information can be found somewhere. Whether it is on Internet or not most likely depends on the importance of the pick. For this case, here is what Bob McKenzie twitted: Conditional pick: If MIN wins one playoff round this year, it becomes 3rd ...


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As it's laconically stated in the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players - Article 16: Restriction on terminating a contract during the season: A contract cannot be unilaterally terminated during the course of a season. Which suggests that the sides (current club and the player) should bilaterally agree on the transfer during the course ...


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Players are not allowed to be transferred at any time expect during the pre-determined transfer windows. These windows are determined by the respective nation's association. For example, England's transfer windows are from 1 July to 1 September (summer/pre-season window) and from 1 January to 31 January (winter/mid-season window). In Spain the dates are 1 ...


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You obviously cannot unilaterally announce to terminate the contract. Imagine telling your boss one day that you're "retiring" from the business only to emerge one week later at a competitor. Does it make any sense? The common usage of "retirement" in football usually comes after the player's contract has ended.


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