• Non-homegrown players would be reduced from 17 to 13
• Clubs are anxious to avoid a struggle for work permits
The Football Association will seek to cut the number of foreign players permitted in Premier League squads, even if the United Kingdom does not leave the European Union.
The FA has drawn up proposals to deal with Brexit under which the allowance of non-homegrown players in the 25-man squads would be reduced from 17 to 13, and will pursue that course regardless.
Written by Dominic Fifield
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/nov/20/fa-cut-overseas-players-regardless-brexit under the title “FA to push for cut on overseas players in Premier League regardless of Brexit”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.