Barely 24 hours after the mortal remains of Argentine forward, Emiliano Sala was recovered,verbal wars have been launched between officials of Premier League strugglers,Cardiff City and FC Nantes.
Emiliano Sala completed a £15 Million January switch from French Ligue Un Nantes to the premier league club but return to Nantes after paperwork, to say goodbye to his previous teammates. Unfortunately for the 28 year old Argentine striker and the world of Football Sala Died in a Plane accident on his return to Cardiff.
48 hours ago Nantes had told local media they were expecting the Cardiff City to pay the transfer fee some a part be transferred to the bereaved family but fresh revelation from French outlet L’equipe has this quote from Cardiff City Chairman Mehmet Dalman “we were not going to pay.”
“If certain deadlines, which are mentioned in the transfer contract, are not met then these may trigger consequences for the club in question.
“This can be from an admonishment right up to a withdrawal of league points.
“It is a very tricky situation as we are talking about a human tragedy and an important amount of money.
It is a human case on one side, and on the other side for Nantes, a financial case and compensation that they are potentially not receiving.
“They have also lost a key player and for them it is a sporting effect as well that needs to be considered.”
“It’s an incredibly tricky situation and you can understand Nantes wanting their £15 million and you can also understand Cardiff refusing to pay the transfer fee” Gianpaolo Monteneri
The Zurich-based lawyer – a former head of FIFA’s Players’ Status Department between 1997 and 2005 – said
This is turning out to be a very a very tale of cash dispute over the transfer of a player that never kicked a ball for Cardiff City but died as a Cardiff City player.
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