Interview: Vincent Kompany joins future of football debate with call for match cap
30 January 2020
Kompany has founded Global Players Council to empower professionals in ongoing debate on future of football.
FIFPro backed move could have big consequences for squad sizes.
Man City legend weighs in to player load debate, calling for ‘cap’ on number of games players can play in a season.
Offthepitch.com research shows that World Cup winners played 10 per cent more games than a generation ago.
BRUXELLES - Vincent Kompany calls for a cap on the amount of games individual players play each season, as he leads efforts by professional footballers to have a greater say in the ongoing debate about control of the international football calendar.
Speaking at a FIFPro event in Brussels to mark the launch of a Global Players Council, the Anderlecht player-manager said that it was for clubs to have squad sizes appropriate for the number of games in the football calendar, but that players should not have to play more than a certain number of games.
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