Fulham director rails against Spurs for slow conduct in Sessegnon transfer 

13 August 2019

Sessegnon
Photo: Getty Images According to the Daily Mail, Fulham were looking to buy Michael Hector from Chelsea, but didn’t have the time to negotiate a deal as they were waiting for Sessegnon’s transfer saga to be resolved. 

Tony Khan has slammed Spurs for their slow conduct in the Sessegnon transfer. 

Fearing FFP regulations, Fulham couldn’t sign a replacement before the transfer was finalised. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Following a long pursuit of the rising-star teenager, Ryan Sessegnon, Tottenham Hotspur finally managed to get their guy from Fulham FC in a deal worth £25 million and also including a swap for Josh Onomah on deadline day. 

Despite showing heavy interest for months, the deal wasn’t finalised till the last minute, putting Fulham in a pickle.

As the recently relegated Fulham have been wary of complying with Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, they couldn’t sign a replacement beforehand, leaving them with no time to replace the 19-year-old winger.

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