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Fresh twist in Sala transfer saga

The ongoing drama and controversy surrounding the ill-fated transfer of Emiliano Sala has taken a fresh twist. That is after Cardiff City are set to claim that the deal finalising his move from French side Nantes is not legally binding. The Argentine striker tragically died when the light aircraft in which he was a passenger crashed in the English Channel ...

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Sala transfer saga takes violent twist

The bitter fall-out of the abortive transfer of Emiliano Sala has taken a fresh and nasty twist. With much of the spotlight since Sala, who died en route to Cardiff from Nantes in a small single engine plane chartered by one of the agents involved in the deal, much of the attention has shifted to the rule that the agent ...

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Cardiff threaten to sue agent over Sala transfer

Emiliano Sala’s funeral was held in Argentina over the weekend. However, no sooner has the unfortunate man been laid to rest than bitter arguments and recriminations over his transfer from French side Nantes have broken out. First comes news that Cardiff are seeking clarification as to whether they need to pay his £15 million transfer fee in full, arguing that ...

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Nantes demand fee for missing Cardiff striker

French club Nantes have demanded that Cardiff pay the first instalment for missing striker Emiliano Sala. The 28-year old Argentine signed for Cardiff in January for £15 million but, tragically, en route to join the Welsh side, the small plane he was carrying disappeared over the English Channel. His transfer was structured into three staged payments, and now, according to ...

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Cardiff City considering legal action over Sala plane disaster

Cardiff City are considering a legal action for negligence after the plane carrying their record signing Emiliano Sala disappeared over the English channel on Monday night. The club had paid Nantes a record £15 million for the Argentine striker when the plane disappeared off radar near Alderney in the Channel Islands. An intensive air and sea rescue effort has so ...

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Cardiff closing on deal for Argentine striker

Cardiff City are close to agreeing a deal to sign 28-year old Argentine striker Emiliano Sala from French club Nantes. That is according to Sky Sports who report that a fee of £18 million is being discussed for the forward, which would break Cardiff’s current transfer record. Cardiff are currently in 17th place in the Premier League, one place and ...

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