He was the record transfer for Cardiff City: Emiliano Sala. If you had a normal day, would have transferred to the Premier League club over a period of three years, a total of about 15 million pounds to the French Club Nantes. But the disaster at 21. January changed everything: The 28-year-old Sala was overthrown aboard a single-engine Propeller plane on the way to his new employers in the English channel.
in the Meantime, the wreck of the misfortune was found machine and a body recovered. Even before this, however, could be identified, it is for the Clubs for Business – at least for Nantes, which has never sold a player for so much money. Cardiff-President Mehmet Dalman confirmed in an Interview with the French newspaper "L'equipe" that Nantes requires a first payment request for about a third of the transfer sum – 5 million pounds.
Cardiff wants to wait and see
A first payment to this date had been agreed for Cardiff the demand is still too early. Dalman said: "The plane has not yet recovered. We need to show the family respect. It is still too early for us to comment on the matter."
A payment at a later time he does not exclude but: "I don't think our Club has said that we will not pay." As the BBC writes, it is unclear whether Cardiff has a insurance for the cost of the transfer.
Created: 07.02.2019, 11:28 PM