Sevilla threaten to tug out of Spanish Tremendous Cup towards Barcelona
Tangiers: Sevilla have threatened to tug out of Sunday’s Spanish Tremendous Cup conflict with Barcelona if the La Liga champions subject greater than three non-EU gamers.
The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) stated on Saturday that there could be no restrictions on gamers from outdoors the EU for the Tremendous Cup, regardless of solely three being allowed in squads for league matches.
Sevilla stated they may withdraw from the sport in Tangier, Morocco, if Barca title an “improper lineup”.
“Sevilla FC is stunned by the RFEF’s announcement 24 hours earlier than the Tremendous Cup,” Sevilla stated in an announcement.
“It has stated that as many non-EU gamers as desired could be registered. Of their final assertion for the 2018-2019 season, solely three have been because of be allowed, with out exception.
“The membership’s authorized division is finding out the matter and will FC Barcelona line up with greater than three non-EU gamers, it will current potential floor for withdrawal because of an improper line-up.”
New signings Malcom, Arturo Vidal and Arthur will possible be Barca’s three non-EU gamers on Sunday, though Brazilian centre-back Marlon has additionally travelled with the squad.
Philippe Coutinho has reportedly acquired a Portuguese passport by his spouse within the final week, whereas his fellow South People Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are already EU residents.
Sevilla certified for the match as final season’s Copa del Rey runners-up, after Barcelona gained the league and cup double.