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FIFA approves the signing of Pablo Fornals for Betis


Pablo Fornals’ signing for Betis has been up in the air for hours but FIFA approved the documents after learning of West Ham’s computer problems

Betis worked throughout January the signing of Pablo Fornals. It was a really complicated operation as it depended on the sale of some players, Financial Fair Play and West Ham giving in. And yesterday, when the operation was released, a computer problem jeopardized the player’s inclusion in the Verdiblanco team.

As Betis CEO Ramón Alarcón confirmed yesterday, West Ham had a problem with their computer tool. Due to this error, he was unable to provide all the documents in time to formalize the operation. Something, that This didn’t just happen with the signing of Pablo Fornalsbut also with that of Saïd Benrahma to Olympique de Lyon.

Pablo Fornals signs
FIFA confirms the signing of Pablo Fornals

FIFA gives the green light to sign Pablo Fornals

Although Betis were optimistic about the signing from the start, Ramón Alarcón wanted to be cautious. And he knew that the arrival of the Spanish footballer depended not on them but on them FIFA will accept the claims. Now, just a few hours later, we learn that the claims have been upheld.

Therefore, Pablo Fornals is now officially a new Betis player. The footballer will again be looked after by Manuel Pellegrini, with whom he already worked at West Ham. In fact, the Chilean coach was one of those who exerted the most pressure to stop the operation as he wanted the Spain international back under his command.

The contract he will sign with Betis

After FIFA approved the signing despite the delay caused by West Ham’s computer failure, Pablo Fornals already has approval to sign his new contract. It will be a contract that ties him to Betis for the next five years and waives part of the salary he received in England, where he earned more.

On his part Betis will pay West Ham six million euros plus four in cash for the signing of Pablo Fornals. A high sum for a player who hasn’t had a good year but hopes to get back to his sensations in LaLiga. Manuel Pellegrini has proven to be exceptionally good at recovering players, as he demonstrated this season with the case of Isco.


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