Barcelona have been banned for the next two transfer windows

Spanish giants Barcelona have been banned by FIFA to make any player transfers during the summer and the following January transfer window after having been deemed to have breached the rules that relate to “international transfers of non-Spanish minors”, according to a statement from the game’s governing body, and they have also been fined along with the Spanish FA (RFEF).

Following an investigation by FIFA Barcelona and the RFEF have both been found to have broken the rules regarding the transfer of players as well as other regulations to do with the registration and participation of certain players in national competitions.

More to follow….