FA wants to reduce the maximum number of non-homegrown players in the Premier League

30 January 2020

Arsenal
Photo: Getty Images According to the newspaper, the Premier League has said that the plan "[does] not meet shared objectives" and that legal action could be taken.

To promote English talent, the FA wants a maximum of 13 non-homegrown players in each of the English top-flight squads, according to the Daily Mail.

The plan has been met with opposition from the Premier League, which fears it could damage the league's status as the world's best.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The FA wants 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, according to the Daily Mail.

The plan has been met with opposition from the Premier League, which fears it could hurt the league's status as the world's best.

Viewed from the FA's perspective, the association sees Brexit as an opportunity to promote English talent by increasing the prerequisite number of homegrown players in each league squad from eight to 12.

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