Media: FIFA set to approve changes today to reform the transfer market

25 September 2019

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Photo: Getty Images FIFA President Gianni Infantino vowed to tame the transfer market, when he was elected in 2016. Now a series of proposed changes to the transfer market is set to be approved. Here, Infantino is standing next to the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, after the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final in July.

A key committee at FIFA is set to approve a series of proposed changes that will reform the transfer market.

Among the proposals is a limit to the power of the players' agents.

FIFA also wants to limit and then reduce the number of non-club-trained players the clubs are allowed to loan out.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

When Gianni Infantino was elected president of FIFA in 2016, he vowed to tame the transfer market, which is worth more than £5 billion a year globally.

Now, according to the New York Times, a key committee at FIFA is set to approve a series of proposals that will reform the transfer market, mirroring Infantino's intentions. The proposals will be the subject of a committee meeting today.

Among FIFA's proposed reforms is one limiting the power of the players' agents.

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