FIFA rules Cardiff City must pay first £5.3m instalment of Emiliano Sala transfer

FIFA rules Cardiff City must pay first £5.3m instalment of Emiliano Sala transfer

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #4

Nearly 10 months after the tragic loss of Argentine striker Emiliano Sala in a plane crash, as he travelled back to the UK to join up with new club Cardiff City, FIFA has finally put to rest the financial squabbling between his former side Nantes and new club Cardiff City.

The then-Premier League club had signed the 28-year-old in the January transfer window in a £15m deal but the player passed away before he could ever feature for the club.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Mehdi Abeid

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Mehdi Abeid

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #1

Mehdi Abeid is another former Tyneside young prospect, having joined in 2011 from Lens, who never quite reached the heights he was once predicted.

The Algerian international spent four years at St. James’ Park, managing just 13 senior league appearances for the club. In that time, he also spent time out on loan at St. Johnstone in Scotland and at Greek side Panathinaikos.

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