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Premier League vote against blocking loans between associated clubs

Premier League clubs have voted against blocking loan deals between associated clubs ahead of the January transfer window.

According to the reports in England, Premier League clubs have decided to not vote in favour of blocking related-party loans.

Sky Sports claims that voting took place in London on Tuesday, and 13 clubs voted in favor of a ban. However, at least 14 Premier League club was needed for the motion to pass. It means clubs with the same owners are free to sign players from each other on loan in January.

Therefore, Newcastle United can sign Al-Hilal midfielder Ruben Neves in the January transfer window despite being owned by the Saudi Public Investment Fund. At the moment, Eleven Premier League clubs have connections to other clubs through their owners.

Manchester City can sign players on loan from the City Football Group teams including La Liga leaders Girona. Manchester United also can sign players on loan from French club Nice, if Sir Jim Ratcliffe buys a minority stake in the club.

Sam Barton
Sam Barton
Sam Barton fell in love with football during the 98 World Cup and has been fascinated by it ever since. The tactical side of the game is what truly inspires him to think, read and write about football, making him the ideal football writer.


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