1. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    06 Nov '09 15:15
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/c/chelsea/8319573.stm

    Fifa had ruled the club could not sign players until 2011 after inducing Gael Kakuta to
    break his Lens contract.

    But Chelsea appealed to Cas, which said on Friday: "Such sanctions are now stayed
    until the Cas renders its final decision in this matter."

    The decision means Chelsea will be able to sign players in January.


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    Am I alone in thinking that they will shake the market in January with at least
    one big, big signing in order to be ready for whatever the final decision could be?
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    06 Nov '09 15:20
    who? almost everyone who could make an impact would be cup-tied in europe. can see them picking up a couple of squad players but nothing more... utd are the team that needs to buy in jan.
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    06 Nov '09 15:43
    But if they're worried about next season, being cup-tied isn't relevant.
  4. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    06 Nov '09 15:44
    Moreover, CL aside, they need to cover the Africa Cup misses.
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    06 Nov '09 16:05
    Originally posted by mtthw
    But if they're worried about next season, being cup-tied isn't relevant.
    my point was more regarding the new signings perspective. who would want to leave a club playing in the last 16 of the cl to be cup-tied?

    i can see them going to france or germany and picking up a couple of decent young players.
  6. Standard memberFleabitten
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    07 Nov '09 22:01
    Maybe there's one or two more players from Lens that they have their eyes on. 😵
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