Cardiff chasing £80MILLION in compensation from Nantes as they claim death of Emiliano Sala cost them Prem relegation

CARDIFF CITY have hit Nantes with a sensational £80million compensation case, claiming the loss of life of Emiliano Sala value them relegation from the money-spinning Premier League.

The Bluebirds have quantified the price of relegation from the highest flight at £80m in TV rights, promoting and sponsorship, based on a brand new e-book revealed at the moment “The Truth — The Killing of Emiliano Sala”.

Emiliano Sala died when a aircraft carrying him to Cardiff from Nantes crashed within the English ChannelAP:Related Press

PAA image of the personal jet that crashed into the Channel[/caption]

The Championship membership slapped of their declare in the course of the current Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport enchantment listening to into whether or not they need to pay Nantes the £15m switch price.

The Welsh membership have used the 2007 Carlos Tevez case – when West Ham broke the principles of third-party participant possession.

Sheffield United then argued they need to have been deducted factors as an alternative of a file high-quality — and that the Blades mustn’t have been relegated.

The Yorkshire membership settled for £26.5m. However, together with round £20m in parachute funds, Cardiff’s declare quantities to £80m.

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Satirically, Neil Warnock was the supervisor 15 years in the past when Sheffield United had been relegated, though he give up Cardiff simply earlier than they went down in 2019.

Cardiff maintain the French membership accountable for Sala’s loss of life as a result of agent Willie McKay acted on their behalf and organised the aircraft for Sala that crashed into the English Channel greater than three years in the past.

Warnock was satisfied just some targets from Sala would have been ample to have saved them up — and that they might not have purchased an alternate striker because the window had shut by the point of the tragedy.

Cardiff at all times maintained the Prem deemed the contract “illegal” primarily based on the construction of upfront signing-on funds, which Nantes had insisted upon, and which the Welsh membership had warned them wouldn’t move scrutiny.

Argentine Sala was not eligible to play within the Premier League on the time he boarded the flight.

Cardiff requested CAS to adjudicate, in the identical manner that the Tevez case ended up with a tribunal somewhat than — as first threatened — the civil Excessive Courtroom.

Nantes vehemently objected to CAS making any such ruling, with Cardiff suggesting offsetting any award on the £15m switch price in opposition to the £80m compensation declare.

The precedent, on which Cardiff are basing their claims, goes again to 2007 when Sheffield United sued West Ham over the price of relegation.

The Blades, and several other different Prem golf equipment, believed the Hammers ought to have been deducted factors for breaking guidelines on third-party possession over their two Argentinian signings, Tevez and Javier Mascherano.

As an alternative, West Ham had been fined a file £5.5m.

Cardiff consider they’ve a robust case and an opportunity of success — probably within the French courts — in the event that they fail to get what they consider to be justice from the CAS listening to.

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CARDIFF CITY have hit Nantes with a sensational £80million compensation case, claiming the loss of life of Emiliano Sala value them relegation from the money-spinning Premier League. The Bluebirds have quantified the price of relegation from the highest flight at £80m in TV rights, promoting and sponsorship, based on a brand new e-book revealed at the moment “The Fact — The KillingPremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar