The Russian invasion of Ukraine has also paralyzed football in the war-torn country. Nevertheless, Fifa wanted to offer the players concerned a perspective and allows them to move abroad outside of the transfer window, which is normally open until the end of January.
It is noticeable that the market is in turmoil because of this special regulation, according to SRF requests from local clubs. Since the players depend on match practice, they would also be offered for sale by their advisors in all sorts of ways.
The cadres have their contours
The majority of Swiss clubs have so far shown little interest in this unexpected offer. Only the Grasshoppers reported this on Tuesday the arrival of Brayan Riascos, a striker who had hitherto made his living in the Ukrainian championship.
The reticence is explored in the audio embedded above. You have sporting, but also financial motives. At the moment, many clubs simply want to use the existing squad.
Some humanity resonates
And how would such an extraordinary transfer actually work? In principle, the same as always: in the end, it still needs a signature.
On the other hand, the negotiations would not be conducted as harshly as usual. Accordingly, it was learned that the emergency situation was not to be exploited.
Radio SRF 4 News, current, March 30, 2022, 7:15 a.m.; SRF
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