- Emiliano Sala saga continues as Cardiff City have stated that the late player was not registered officially with them
- For this reason, they have told FIFA that they are not supposed to pay any amount for his transfer
- Sala died in a tragic plane crash in January 2019 while traveling from Nantes to join Cardiff City
Premier League club Cardiff City have made it clear that they are not ready to pay any amount for the transfer of late Argentine football star Emiliano Sala.
Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash when flying across the English Channel from French club Nantes on January 21 to join Cardiff City.
And according to the latest report on UK Sun, Cardiff City have told FIFA in papers lodged on Monday, April 15, that they are not prepared to pay out a single penny for the deceased.
Cardiff explained through their lawyers that Emiliano Sala was not officially registered with them before his untimely death.
Nantes are said to be demanding for the sum of £15 million transfer fee plus a £5m survival bonus from Cardiff City over the demise of Emiliano Sala.
The report added that Cardiff City told FIFA that Nantes have refused to honor face-to-face meetings since the tragic crash which took the life of the player.
They however enjoined the world football governing body to consider Nantes' claims on Salah as void.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how French League side FC Nantes concluded plans to retire the number nine jersey in honor of their former star Emiliano Sala.
The Argentine international was confirmed dead after his body was pulled from the wreckage of the plane which crashed into the English Channel on January 21.
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