Luis Rubiales, president of the RFEF

THE NORM COULD SUPPRESS

Rubiales, against the signings out of term Braithwaite style

Published:22/02/2020 - 07:49h

Updated:22/02/2020 - 07:49h

José Luis Rubiales, Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF), expressed his disconformidad with the exceptional rule that allowed the signing of Braithwaite out of term

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In the market of signings of winter, the FC Barcelona descartó fichar to a forward to substitute to the lesionado Luis Suárez. Nevertheless, the injury of Ousmane Dembélé few days after the closing of the period of traspasos forced to the club to fichar to make a signing of emergency -the elected finish being Martin Braithwaite- taking advantage of that the drops of long length change the rule of registrations in Spain.

It is collected in the Regulation of the Federation and LaLiga the exceptional permission "the expedition of licence out of the statutory periods when a footballer of the staff cause low by illness or injury that carry achieve a period of inactivity by upper time to five months, this as long as the registration of the footballer substitute do not require the expedition of Certificate of international transfer".

Said norm seems to be quite controversial to internal level of the institutions and, in fact, José Luis Rubiales, president of the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF), goes to present a modification of the regulation to delete it. In fact, the FIFA would have recommended in 2016 suppress this rule, agreeing the Federation, although with the opposition of LaLiga.

After participating in a meeting in the CSD (Upper Council of Sports), Rubiales explained his posture about the subject. "In 2016 the RFEF asked to the CSD suppress this norm, and if it follows still valid is because LaLiga opuso. We go to go back to present a modification of this regulation so that it disappear this exception", manifested.

By the moment, said norm, that only is active in the Spanish championships, will be still in operation until it do not approve his definite suppression. In case to finish suppressing, the clubs will not be able to fichar players out of term neither inscribe to which are free agents once close the periods estivales and wintry that yes allow to reinforce.

Braithwaite, the elected

The FC Barcelona studied time trial the signing of a forward to reinforce his staff​ in winter. Names like the ones of Ángel Rodríguez (Getafe), Willian José (Real Sociedad), Loren Morón (Real Betis) or Lucas Pérez (Sportive Alavés) appeared, but finally the versatility of Martin Braithwaite did that the Barcelona club decided to bet by the payment of his clause: 18 million euros.

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