The FA’s chief executive says that the number of foreign players signed by Premier League teams is a “worrying trend” because it affects players who can play for England. It is even though clubs have found it harder to sign players from within the European Union since Brexit because they must both be 18 years old and have enough points to get the required Governing Body Endorsement.
Richard Masters, CEO of the Premier League, stated earlier this week that introducing the GBE system and Brexit has increased transfer fees, with Premier League clubs spending a staggering £815 million in the January transfer window alone. Richard Masters also called for modifying the GBE rules to make it easier for clubs to sign talent from EU clubs.
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