Four years after the death of Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City, which does not want to pay FC Nantes, is now claiming 110 million euros from the Loire-Atlantique club.
The war continues between the FC Nantes and Cardiff City, more than 4 years after the tragic death of Emiliano Sala in a plane crash in the English Channel, on January 21, 2019. The Welsh club seized the Nantes Commercial Court to claim the sum of 110 million euros. euros for the alleged damage suffered.
Cardiff blames the Nantes club and points to the role of Scottish agent Willie McKay. Mandated at the time by the Ligue 1 club, he had arranged a round trip in favor of the player in a Piper Malibu dating from 1984.
Cardiff is thus claiming 100 million euros. for loss of income suffered “, as well as 10 million, a sum corresponding to the first payment of the transfer of the Argentine striker as well as a “ reputational damage suffered ” of ” bad payer “.
FC Nantes, contacted by RMC Sport, believes that Cardiff City is trying to buy time so as not to finish paying Sala’s transfer. Last year, the CAS agreed with Nantes and forced Cardiff to pay the rest of the compensation. Only 6 million have been paid, out of the 17 negotiated.