The Football Association has urged the Premier League to agree a system that would prevent ‘low quality’ foreign players from moving to the English top flight in January.
After England leaves the European Union, foreign players will no longer have the same freedom to move to the Premier League as they did before, and Premier League sides have until October 31 to finalize a new system. That will start. January
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The change to the system could potentially mean transfer fees, international caps and the pedigree of the league a player comes from could all be more important, and as Sky Sports News noted, the FA will be looking at ‘low quality’ players. are keen to block those who do not meet the inclusion criteria in an attempt to force clubs to give their academy youngsters more opportunities.
“Whatever we do it is inevitable that your access to European talent will be reduced from the current free access, however we want to increase your access to non-European talent so that the Premier League can maintain its position in the world. ” FA chairman Greg Clarke wrote in a letter to all 20 Premier League sides on Thursday.
“We want to do this in a way that protects the rest of the pyramid and our national teams.
“The government’s requirements are that the players coming to play here must be established at a high international level; must play a significant role in football; and must not replace already established talent. All of these new It needs to be reflected in the system.”
The FA has claimed to be developing a modern system that will still ensure talented young players move to England, but will prevent older players from joining amid fears they could be forced out of the academy. Will do nothing but keep minutes away from the player.
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The UK government has thrown itself into the fray, warning the FA that football will not receive special treatment as other countries are forced to accept changes in regulations.
If the Premier League sides cannot agree on a new system, the FA is set to submit its preferred model to the home office, so teams have until Sunday to decide.
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