Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr has been hit with a player signing ban until they fulfill their financial obligations to Leicester City regarding Ahmed Musa, according to a ruling by Fifa.
Leicester City, who transferred the Nigerian winger in 2018, have raised a claim for an unpaid sum of £390,000.
Al Nassr, renowned for their acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo last year, will have the signing restrictions lifted promptly once they settle their outstanding debts with the concerned creditors, as stated by Fifa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about player signing ban
What is the reason for Al Nassr’s player signing ban?
Al Nassr’s player signing ban is a result of their outstanding debt owed to Leicester City for the transfer of Ahmed Musa in 2018. Leicester City has lodged a claim for an unpaid sum of £390,000.
When will the player signing ban be lifted for Al Nassr?
Fifa has stated that the player signing ban will be lifted immediately once Al Nassr settles the debts owed to Leicester City and confirms the settlement with the concerned creditors.
Which notable players have recently joined Al Nassr despite the ban?
Despite the player signing ban, Al Nassr has recently added Marcelo Brozovic, a star player from Croatia, to their squad. Additionally, they have been linked with a potential big-money move for Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech.