EMILIANO SALA’S transfer to Cardiff has taken a fresh twist after it was confirmed he was not registered to play in the Premier League.
The Bluebirds, who are refusing to pay Nantes while the investigation into his death continues, have been told by the Premier League that they did not fully comply with the regulations.
AFP or licensors1 Cardiff City have so far refused to pay Nantes the fee for tragic Argentine Emiliano Sala while the investigation into the striker's death in a plane crash continues
Although Cardiff announced his signing and the Premier League posted the deal on their website, Sala would not have been able to play until the issues were resolved.
Cardiff did not meet two specific provisions relating to the transfer when the paperwork for his £15m move was lodged with the Premier League.
The Bluebirds did have FIFA clearance, but the Premier League were not happy with two specific elements of the Argentinian striker’s move to Wales.