Chelsea appeal FIFA transfer ban with Court of Arbitration for Sport

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7 June 2019

Chelsea have lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the transfer ban issued by FIFA, APA reports citing Metro.

The game’s global governing body issued the sanction in February as punishment for Chelsea’s transfer of young foreign players.

‘The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an appeal filed by Chelsea Football Club Ltd (CFC) against the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA),’ read a statement. The ban prohibits Chelsea from signing players during the 2019 summer and January 2020 transfer windows.