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Discussion in 'The Summer 2017 Transfer Archive' started by ShaunL84, Aug 30, 2017.
Foyth has a Polish mother
I might be wrong, but it seems that youngsters have a much less strict criteria?
He's officially signed for PSG.
Jesus too, he only has 7 caps now, must of been less last year. Surely it's based more on International caps, no reason why we couldn't sign pending a work permit.
Yes that was the joke
Richarlison got a WP for Watford and has the sum total of zero full caps for Brazil.
Sorry mate, a poor attempt at a funny retort on my behalf.
They can grant the work permit anyway in "exceptional circumstances" i.e. if the player is considered to have exceptional potential etc. In practice, it just means that there's enough of a grey area the big clubs can circumnavigate the rules i.e. "If Liverpool etc. are interested then he must be good" while the smaller clubs can't.
Lucas would surely meet that criteria, playing regularly in the best team in the country winning major titles?
Hope PSG get proper hammered by the FFP rules
(allthough we know FFP is a joke)
PSG's statement in response to news that UEFA is opening an FFP investigation makes it pretty clear that they're very much open to selling some "high valued players" in January:
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