Real Madrid and their local rivals Atletico Madrid are to appeal against transfer bans imposed by FIFA. The two teams will not be able to sign new players during the next two transfer windows after breaking rules over signing underage players.
Real and Atletico Madrid will be unable to sign players in the next two transfer windows after FIFA upheld a transfer ban. Both clubs were first sanctioned in January over irregularities in the signing of youth players.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid faced off in the Champions League each of the previous three seasons - twice in the final - and the Galacticos triumphed every time. Will this semifinal be any different?
Real Madrid are looking forward to the summer of 2017 again. However, the rest of Europe will keep a watchful eye on what the Spanish giants do now that they can sign players again.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid got a lifeline from FIFA on Friday, getting their transfer bans suspended to be served later. That will open the door for the two Spanish giants to invest this summer.
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