Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr under provisional transfer ban: FIFA | Football News

NEW DELHI: FIFA introduced on Thursday that Al-Nassr, the Saudi membership of Cristiano Ronaldo, has been banned from registering new gamers till they settle their unpaid money owed.
A spokesperson from FIFA said that the staff is at present going through restrictions on participant registrations as a result of excellent monetary obligations, though the precise quantity of the money owed was not disclosed.
It stays unclear whether or not the current switch of Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic from Inter Milan to Al-Nassr will probably be affected by this sanction.
“The related bans will probably be lifted instantly upon the settlement of the money owed being confirmed by the collectors involved,” the spokesperson added.
In October 2021, Al-Nassr have been ordered by a FIFA-appointed choose to pay Leicester Metropolis 460,000 euros ($514,000) plus curiosity in a dispute over the switch of Nigeria worldwide Ahmed Musa.
Musa joined Al-Nassr for 18 million euros in 2018. He left two years later and performed for Turkey’s Sivasspor final season.
In keeping with the ruling on the time, within the occasion of non-payment Al-Nassr may very well be banned from recruiting gamers for as much as “three whole and consecutive registration durations”.
Backed by the Gulf state’s sovereign wealth fund, the Saudi Professional League is luring huge names from the most important European leagues with the promise of giant salaries.
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard took over as coach at Al-Ettifaq earlier this month, whereas Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante have additionally made the transfer to the oil-rich Gulf state since Ronaldo’s swap to Al-Nassr in January began the pattern.


(With inputs from AFP)

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