The curious transfer of Zeki Fryers
Earlier this month Tottenham Hotspur announced the signing of the former Manchester United defender Zeki Fryers on a permanent deal from Standard Liege. The signing has angered Fryers’ former club who feel that the deal was structured to ensure that Tottenham acquired the youngster for a lower fee than if he had signed directly from United last summer.
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- Tags: Belgium | FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players | Football | Manchester United | Premier League | Standard Liege | The Football League Regulations | Tottenham Hotspur | United Kingdom (UK)
John is a senior associate in the Sports Business Group at Lewis Silkin specialising in contentious, regulatory and disciplinary issues for clubs, agencies, governing bodies and athletes