Two decades ago, Jean-Marc Bosman, a Belgian soccer player, won a landmark case against the soccer establishment. He was a player at RFC Liège and wanted to play in France when his contract ran out.
Following concerns from its top brass that the Bundesliga is in danger of losing its place among Europe's elite leagues, a new UEFA report may well prompt fresh doubts. But there is also room for optimism.
The head of football's European governing body has called for an overhaul of the transfer system following a record-breaking summer. However, Aleksander Ceferin said UEFA needed the help of European politicians to do so.
The 222-million-euro transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain has exposed financial fair play as a myth once and for all. It's time for a football revolution, writes DW's Joscha Weber.
UEFA have opened a Financial Fair Play investigation into Paris Saint-Germain. The French club have had an extravagant transfer window, sewing up a deal for Kylian Mbappe and breaking the transfer record for Neymar.
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