FA outlines post-Brexit transfer criteria for Premier League

28 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images Players from overseas wishing to join a Premier League club would be subject to points-based criteria under new regulations when Brexit is completed.

Players from overseas wishing to join a Premier League club would be subject to points-based criteria under new regulations when Brexit is completed.

The FA has seemingly resisted plans to introduce a quota which would only allow clubs 13 non-homegrown players.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The English Football Association has outlined its post-Brexit transfer criteria for the Premier League, according to AP, in plans that would see overseas players wishing to join a Premier League club be subject to points-based criteria.

It was previously reported the FA wanted to reduce the maximum number of non-homegrown players allowed in a Premier League club squad - which consists of 25 players - from 17 to 13, in a bid to promote English talent, but such plans have seemingly been dismissed. 

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