Chelsea banned from signing new players

PREMIER League giants Chelsea have been banned from signing any new players for the next two transfer windows by FIFA after being found guilty of inducing a French teenager to breach his contract with another club.

PREMIER League giants Chelsea have been banned from signing any new players for the next two transfer windows by FIFA after being found guilty of inducing a French teenager to breach his contract with another club.

Gael Kakuta, 18, joined Chelsea from Lens two years ago after which the French club lodged a complaint with FIFA.

Now FIFA's dispute resolution chamber (DRC) has ruled that Kakuta breached his contract with Lens and that Chelsea induced him to do so.

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