FIFA President Infantino on improving the transfer market
FIFA President Gianni Infantino says that the football organisation is looking at improving the transfer market during his visit to Turkey.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a media conference with Turkish Football Federation President Yildirim Demiroren (not seen) after the FIFA Football summit at Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey on November 23, 2017. [Photo: IC]
"Topics around football that we are taking now very seriously the transfer system and the future of the transfer system, the international match calendar with the matches for national teams and clubs and the nationality of players, and the eligibility for national team."
At the FIFA Football Summit, Infantino says FIFA is also aiming to develop women's football globally.
"New idea of, speaking about women's football and a new women's world league to help also boost development of women's football in all around the world. In Europe of course is quite developed already and regular matches are taking place but outside of Europe this is not yes the case and we need to do something in this respect."
FIFA has launched new series of strategic summits with member associations to discuss reforms and the future of football.
The series started on Tuesday in Azerbaijan and will run until March 2018 with the last gathering in Lima, Peru.
Thursday's summit also focused on the international match calendar and the eligibility of national players.