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FIFA backs down on threat to fine PL clubs who play South American players | Football News

Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City have been amongst clubs who didn’t launch Brazilian players for the present worldwide break due to them having to journey to Covid-19 “red list” nations.

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PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 08:15 AM IST

FIFA will enable Premier League players from Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Paraguay to compete this weekend after these nations agreed to waive a five-day journey restriction interval, a supply with data of the matter informed Reuters on Friday.

Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City have been amongst clubs who didn’t launch Brazilian players for the present worldwide break due to them having to journey to Covid-19 “red list” nations.

Sources this week mentioned Premier League clubs might face sanctions from FIFA in the event that they performed South American players, who weren’t launched for worldwide responsibility, on this weekend’s video games.

But after in depth talks over the previous 24 hours between FIFA and the related associations, a deal was reached that cleared the best way for the players to compete with out the danger of the clubs being sanctioned, the supply informed Reuters.

FIFA, the English FA and Premier League are working intently collectively to discover a answer with the UK authorities over red-list quarantine restrictions within the October worldwide window, the supply added.

FIFA had waived its regular laws on worldwide call-ups through the COVID-19 pandemic however didn’t lengthen that waiver to cover the present video games.

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