Transfer Ban is Suspended

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have granted Chelsea’s request to suspend the Fifa-imposed transfer ban until a final decision is made in the case of the signing of Gael Kakuta.

The club released this statement on the official website: “In light of numerous media enquiries, Chelsea can confirm that the Court of Arbitration for Sport has informed us that it has agreed to a stay of the two-window transfer ban and the playing ban on Gael Kakuta imposed by Fifa’s Dispute Resolution Chamber until the appeal has been heard and completed.

“There will be no further comment.”