Ban Overturned! Chelsea free to sign players in 2020

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  • The Court of Arbitration for Sport have overturned Chelsea’s transfer ban, allowing them to sign new players next month

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is free to sign new players next month after the Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned the club’s transfer ban.

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The Blues were initially sanctioned by world governing body FIFA in February of this year.

Chelsea’s appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport was heard last month, with the London outfit contesting FIFA’s two-window ban relating to the signing of overseas youth players.

And the CAS announced on Friday that the Blues have had their two-window ban to one, which was served in the summer, while also cutting the club’s fine in two.

The CAS statement read: “The following sanctions have now been imposed by the CAS: Chelsea is banned from registering any new players, either nationally or internationally for one entire registration period, which the club already served during the 2019 summer registration period.

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