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Leicester City hit with transfer embargo: Iheanacho and Ndidi’s club responds



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By Monsurah Olatunji

Leicester City, the club of Nigerian stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfried Ndidi, has been slapped with a transfer embargo due to alleged breaches of profit and sustainability rules.

The sanctions come amidst charges from the Premier League over spending rule violations during previous seasons in the top flight.

In addition to facing charges from the Premier League, the club has been placed under an embargo by the English Football League (EFL).

This embargo prohibits Leicester City from strengthening their team or increasing playing staff costs until they have addressed existing financial obligations or rectified breaches of EFL regulations.

In response to the sanctions, Leicester City has initiated urgent legal proceedings against both the Premier League and the EFL.

A club representative emphasized their commitment to ensuring that any charges are properly determined in accordance with applicable rules and procedures.

Responding to the sanctions, Leicester City has announced urgent legal proceedings against both the Premier League and the EFL.
“LCFC has been compelled today to issue two urgent legal proceedings against the Premier League and the EFL,” stated a club representative.
“The Club is committed to ensuring that any charges against it are properly and proportionately determined, in accordance with the applicable rules, by the right bodies, and at the right time.”

The situation raises questions about the club’s financial management and underscores the challenges faced by football clubs in maintaining compliance with financial regulations while remaining competitive on the pitch.

As legal proceedings unfold, Leicester City will navigate the implications of the embargo as they seek resolution to the charges against them.

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