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FIFPro to file complaint with European Union challenging football's transfer system

Sep 18, 2015    

The world footballers' union FIFPro will lodge a legal complaint at the European Commission (EC) on Friday, arguing that the transfer system is fundamentally flawed and has failed to meet its original targets.A FIFPro spokesman said that the case could lead to the scrapping of the current system, in which players are traded between clubs for fees that reach tens of millions of euros.However, FIFPro said it was premature to envisage what football would be like without the current system of transfers if it were eventually abolished.FIFPro said that the complaint would target football's governing...

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