RULES ON CONTRACTS AND THE MARKET
FIFA measures to help clubs and Leagues to fight against the coronavirus crisis
Published:8/04/2020 - 08:00h
Updated:8/04/2020 - 08:00h
FIFA has announced new changes in the way soccer works to try to adapt to the new situation that has arisen as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The highest body in world football aims to help clubs
The crisis that is causing the coronavirus in the world of the football goes much more there of the economic and therefore the FIFA has decided to take measures and change some things. The International Federation of Football Association that chairs Gianni Infantino has published a series of measures to struggle against this new situation. The idea of this new legal frame is can help to the clubs and to the footballers in these next months.
The FC Barcelona, the Athletic of Madrid, the Real Betis or the RCD Espanyol are only some of the a lot of clubs that have decided or go to decide reduce the wage of his players while it last the stop of the football. But the legal problems of the teams go further of the money and also concerned and a lot the subject of the agreements. In front of the possibility that the season contested further of 30 June, that is when it wins the agreement of a lot of players, the FIFA has wanted to take measures.
In the first place, all the agreements will have to prolong until the new date of the term of the campaign, was when it was this. In this same case, if a club already has signed to a new footballer for the following course, this agreement will not be legal until it finalise the present. In case of buying and selling, if the conjoint seller and the buyer did not arrive to an agreement so that the player remained in his already ex team, would have priority the seller to finish the season.
This measure would solve one of the subjects that more concerned to a lot of teams, although there are more decisions in relation to the market of signings that suits to explain. All the applications that look for to expand the date of ending of the current campaign will be approved with the end to be able to finish the course in all the Leagues. Also it will allow that all the competitions change to his seem the calendar and the periods of registration of new signings. Besides, in the case that a player remain without team by this crisis, any another club will be able to incorporate him was when it was.
An aim important is that, unlike which has sucedido up to now, the electronic agreements will have validity. In front of the impossibility to be able to be in person, the FIFA will allow that it was legal an agreement by email. Also it suits to say that all the periods of registration of footballers will be studied by the maximum organism of the football so that they adapt to the new calendars of the distinct championships.
The cessions will not touch until the end of the crisis
Finally, the organ chaired by Infantino has decided to postpone his decision on the number of cessions of each team. The new law dictated that from the season that comes any club could have to more than eight players to loan with agreement in force. Until the crisis follow and all can go back to the normality, this measure remains postponed and the clubs will be able to have the yielded that they wish.
Finally, the FIFA wanted to leave clear in his communiqué that all these new decisions are with the end to look for solutions in front of this extraordinary situation. Besides, it remembered that the return of the football all over the world will depend on each country and of each Federation. All the countries will have to observe the measures that take from his respective governments, that will be those that dictate the turn of the championships.