More confusion to Anthony Modeste and his move to the football second division 1. FC Köln: The world governing body Fifa holds for the termination of the French, the Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian, in spite of outstanding salary payments is not justified. A report of the Cologne newspaper “Express”, confirmed Fifa.

“The Fifa dispute resolution chamber the dispute has on 6. December 2018, a decision on the legal dispute between Tianjin Quanjian FC and the players Anthony Modeste,” the Fifa statement: “The decision, according to the Tianjin Quanjian FC must pay the player outstanding remuneration. It was found, however, that this has terminated the employment relationship with Tianjin Quanjian FC without a valid reason.”

contract until 2023 is not completed

The FC responded first, officially, the case is but tested for days internally. In the method, only Modeste and Tianjin are involved, it nevertheless has an impact on the plans of the Cologne.

“We will now carefully consider the impact of Fifa’s decision on the proceedings on the issue of eligibility,” had communicated to Cologne’s financial Director Alexander Wehrle already last Friday. In addition, the FC confirmed that “Fifa is the registration process for a game approval of Anthony Modeste for the 1. FC Cologne had suspended”.

The first Bundesliga champion returnees Modeste with a contract until 30. June 2023.


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