FIFA rules Cardiff must pay Nantes €6 million transfer fee for late Sala
30 September 2019
The clubs had failed to reach an agreement on settling the payment for the striker who died in a plane crash in January.
Cardiff and Nantes now have ten days to request a copy of the decision, which can be appealed.
FIFA has ruled that Cardiff must pay Nantes the first instalment of the transfer fee for the late Emiliano Sala, corresponding to €6 million, the body's Players' Status Committee announced on Monday.
The two clubs had originally agreed on a €17 million deal for the player, who died in a tragic plane crash in January this year while on his way from France to start his new career at the Welsh club.
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