FIFA aims to help clubs avoid using agents

FIFA is also working to restrict agents' business by preparing rules that will limit third-party investments in players' transfer rights.

updated: January 08, 2013 23:59 IST
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Zurich: FIFA aims to "revolutionize" the transfer market by helping clubs avoid using agents, who took commissions averaging 28 percent in cross-border player deals in 2012.

FIFA said on Tuesday it is developing a system to help clubs deal directly with each other, and give information about players available to sign.

"This will revolutionize the international and national transfer system," Jacques Anouma, chairman of the FIFA Club Football Committee, said after it met Tuesday.

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