Super agent Raiola threatens FIFA with legal action
Super agent Raiola threatens FIFA with legal action
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Super agent Raiola threatens FIFA with legal action

A group of football agents led by Mino Raiola has threated has FIFA with legal action over a proposed cap on transfer commissions.

The world football's governing body agreed in principle to limit commissions on player sales to 10% and salary commissions to 3% for both player and club agents, the Football Agents Forum (FAF). This lady to the Football Agents Forum (FAF) to invoke the courts. The forum accused FIFA of restraining "free competition" in a letter sent on October 18, and said the regulations - set to be applied from next season - would violate antitrust law.

"We continue to hope that FIFA and all associations involved will understand the situation and refrain from implementing the proposals and that they will instead enter into an open dialogue with us," said the letter signed by Raiola, German agent Roger Wittmann and Gareth Bale's representative Jonathan Barnett.

"If not, the courts will have to decide about the validity and compensation for the incurred damages."

In October 2016 former Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta said that Raiola earned €27million from the sale of France international Pogba from Juve to Manchester United that summer.

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