Chelsea banned from signing players until June 2020 after breaking transfer rules
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Former Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore // Image Credit: Arturo Pardavila III via Wikipedia CommonsChelsea has denied any wrongdoings and will be given 90 days to sort its problematic situation out. In a statement, Chelsea said: "The club wishes to
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Chelsea previously received a transfer ban for the signing of Gael Kakuta in 2009, although the ban was reduced on appeal. If Chelsea do appeal, then the ban will be paused until the completion of the appeal which means Chelsea would be able to continue to sign players. With boss Maurizio Sarri seemingly struggling, Chelsea could do with yet another squad rebuild - that, however, will have to wait. Chelsea has been drawn against Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev in the Round of 16 Europa League Draw but will need to turn all of its focus towards Sunday's cup final after what has been a chaotic week.
[1/3] The FA notes the decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee published today. The FA has cooperated fully with FIFA’s investigations, although we have raised some concerns with FIFA regarding its disciplinary processes. pic.twitter.com/ahYi4dUVOX— FA Spokesperson (@FAspokesperson) February 22, 2019
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