The towering television rights are about to be devalued, 65% of the players become foreign soldiers and the clubs losing their competitive strength in the European arena are the risks that are gradually appearing after England left the European Union.
The UK officially broke up with the European Union (EU) from 1-2-2020, opening a new era, and at the same time, changing a lot of the kingdom’s future relationships in all fields. field. The fog of football in the country has also faced enormous challenges.
The British have long been proud of the Premier League, which is not only worth watching in Europe because of its attractiveness, mass popularity but also a sporting event that brings countless resources, even has become an industry.
The most watched entertainment in the world. However, when the Brexit process was completed and closed for 47 years of “peaceful coexistence” between England and the EU, the English football fans could not help but worry about the consequences.
According to statistics of the English Football Association (FA), there are currently more than 330 foreign players playing in 20 English Premier League teams, accounting for 65% of the army. The majority of these players are from EU countries, enjoying a common rule when playing football in England.
Now, when the UK leaves the EU, non-British players will have to apply for a work permit, which is very stringent and complicated. These foreign soldiers need to prove they do not occupy the job market of their British colleagues, have a certain number of times to wear the national team or to achieve a value of some degree above. transfer market.
The FA sees Brexit as an opportunity to make a “revolution” while promoting the reduction in the number of foreign soldiers in each club from 17 to 13, while increasing the number of English players from 8 to 12 each. team. However, it is important that the FA cannot prove how the use of foreign players in the Premier League affects the quality of England if not the fact that it is the opposite.
With the FA’s strict rules for foreign soldiers, more than 100 players are expected to bid farewell to the Premier League clubs when the 2019-2020 season ends. If so, the chances of success of the English teams in the European arena will be greatly affected when the quality of each club and the Premier League is certainly reduced, contributing to the economic value of the field. This play goes down, even losing the most attractive tournament position in the world.