Unsurprisingly, Chelsea have made an official appeal against the decision made by FIFA for the next two transfer windows. The ruling means that the team are not able to sign any players during this period. FreeTips.com looks at the story behind the ban to see what has gone wrong for the team.
The Best FIFA Football Awards were held on Monday night where the governing body of football determines which players warrant a place in the FIFPro World XI and which player has been the best in the world over the last 12 months.
The way in which Chelsea conducts its transfer business has come under threat today, after FIFA revealed plans to regulate – or even outright ban – the loan system in football.
Chelsea have insisted that they are not guilty of any wrongdoing, after FIFA this week accused them of breaking transfer rules in relation to the signing of foreign youth players.